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Comprehensive information about Confucius including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. This educational Confucius resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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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 To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue...They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. Quote Right
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Quote Left The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly, and who can say to himself, I shall to-day be uppermost. Quote Right
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Quote Left Things that are done, it is needless to speak about...things that are past, it is needless to blame. Quote Right
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Quote Left If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has. Quote Right
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