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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

Quote

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
Confucius



Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Wer ständig glücklich sein möchte muss sich oft verändern.”
Konfuzius

French
Qui veut être constant dans le bonheur ou la sagesse doit savoir changer souvent.”
Confucius


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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson



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Quotes about wisdom:


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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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Quotes about happiness:


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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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Quotes about change:


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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
Alan Watts
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Change alone is the constant.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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but it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Confucius also said...


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Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself.”
Confucius
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Demand much from yourself, little from others, and you will prevent discontent.”
Confucius
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The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
Confucius
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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Confucius
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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
Confucius
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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
Confucius
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