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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

Study the past, if you would divine the future.




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Quotes for: past


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Quotes about the past:


The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.
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Quotes for: future


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Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.
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Man is the future of man.
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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself.
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Demand much from yourself, little from others, and you will prevent discontent.
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The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
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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.
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