8 Wisdom Filled Quotes from Confucius and the Lessons we can Learn from them

Confucius is well knows for his wonderful words of Wisdom and his deep philosophical words. Here are 8 of his famous quotes and some lessons we can all learn from each one.
8 Wisdom Filled Quotes from Confucius and the Lessons we can Learn from them

Kong Qui, better known as Confucius, was born in 551 B.C. in the Lu state of China (near present-day Qufu). His teachings, preserved in the Analects, focused on creating ethical models of family and public interaction, and setting educational standards. He died in 479 B.C. Confucianism later became the official imperial philosophy of China, and was extremely influential during the Han, Tang and Song dynasties.

Here are 8 notable quotes from Confucius and the lessons we should learn from them.


"Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change." 

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Lesson: You need to change and evolve with the times, don't get fixed in your ways. 



"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... These are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence."

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Lesson: Always give your best and never think you have reached your full potential. You have one life, and you need to make it count.  



"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."

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 Lesson: Keep things simple, this is a very important skill to have in life. 

"It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness."

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Lesson: A profound quote on you being an example to others, even if your contribution is small you can still change the world. 



"Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself." 

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Lesson: You need to have empathy in all situations, always think of others in your decisions. 

"Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without."

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 Lesson: Music is not a nice-to-have... it's a must-have!



"A man who committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake."

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Lesson: You need to admit your mistakes first, only then will you learn and progress forward. 



"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."

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Lesson: Being slow but consistent is good. 


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