Confucius Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old confucius quotes, confucius sayings, and confucius proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


It doesn't matter how slow you go, as long as you don't stop.     

Confucius

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

Confucius

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty as the son who neglects them.     

Confucius

If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?     

Confucius

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

Confucius

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

Confucius

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.     

Confucius

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.     

Confucius

I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.     

Confucius

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

Confucius

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.     

Confucius

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.     

Confucius

Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous.     

Confucius

Study the past if you would define the future.     

Confucius

We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.     

Confucius

Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.     

Confucius

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

Confucius

The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?     

Confucius

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.     

Confucius

The mirror reflects all objects without being sullied.     

Confucius

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

Confucius

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.     

Confucius

Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.     

Confucius

A gentleman can see a question from all sides without bias.The small man is biased and can see a question only from one side.     

Confucius

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.     

Confucius

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.     

Confucius

Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.     

Confucius

When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.     

Confucius

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.     

Confucius

To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.     

Confucius