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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

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Exige beaucoup de toi-même et attends peu des autres. Ainsi beaucoup d'ennuis te seront épargnés. ”
Confucius

German
Fordere viel von Dir selbst und erwarte wenig von anderen. So wird Dir viel Ärger erspart bleiben.”
Konfuzius




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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
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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.”
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
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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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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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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
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