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Biography - Confucius:

Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher.
Born: -551 - Died: -479
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: China
China

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La vraie connaissance est de connaître l'étendue de son ignorance.

German
Das wahre Wissen liege darin, das Ausmaß der eigenen Unwissenheit zu kennen.




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See also...



Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.

All I know is that I know nothing.




Quotes for: ignorance


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Quotes about ignorance:


The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.





Ignorance is the mother of all evils.





I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.





Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.





The only way to avoid error is ignorance.











Quotes for: knowledge


Quotes

Quotes for: knowledge


True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.





It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.





Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;





Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.











Quotes

Confucius also said...


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.





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





Demand much from yourself, little from others, and you will prevent discontent.





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





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





The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.












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