Confucius says: The Top 10 Quotes by Confucius
Confucius is one of the most quoted personalities ever. He is so popular that there is a special “Confucius says …” joke-selection, I mean who can say to have this kind of achievement ;) Confucius, whose name literally means “Master Kong”, lived 551-479 BCE. He was a Chinese thinker and philosopher, whose teachings have deeply influenced not only Asian thought and life. He presented himself as a “transmitter who invented nothing” and he really pointed out the importance of learning, which is one reason he is seen by Chinese people as “The Greatest Master”. One of the best known sources of Confucius are The Analects, a collection of his teachings, which was compiled many years after his death. Many of them are universal and timeless in their beautiful and simple truth and they are as valid today as on the day they left Confucius’ mouth. Confucius says … 1. It’s the “Golden Rule” and the essence of real compassion. 2. 3. Those quotes are just perfect. 4. Amazing. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.