Confucius Quotes

Confucius was a Chinese ancient philosopher. He was born in 551BC and passed away in 479 BC. A famous quote he well know for is as follows: 'Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself.' His teachings valued the self, personal growth, and the respect for others.

Love others as you would love yourself, judge others as you would judge yourself, cherish others as you would cherish yourself. When you wish for others as you wish for yourself and when you protect others as you would protect yourself, that's when you can say it's true love.

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.

Silence is the true friend that never betrays.

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.

Forget injuries; never forget kindnesses.

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.

Wisdom delights in water; love delights in hills. Wisdom is stirring; love is quiet. Wisdom is merry; love grows old.