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Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.


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Quote Left Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established. Quote Right
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Quote Left When you know a thing, to hold that you know it and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge. Quote Right
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Quote Left Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue. Quote Right
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Quote Left The object of the superior man is truth. Quote Right
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Quote Left Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. Quote Right
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