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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

You cannot open a book without learning something.




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Quotes for: to learn


Quotes

Quotes for: to learn


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.





I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.





He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”





What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.





Learning to love is why we are here.





It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.











Quotes for: book


Quotes

Quotes for: book


The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.





Philosophy is written in this grand book, which stands continually open before our eyes (I say the Universe), but can not be understood without first learning to comprehend the language and know the characters as it is written. It is written in mathematical language, and its characters are triangles, circles and other geometric figures, without which it is impossible to humanly understand a word; without these one is wandering in a dark labyrinth.





The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.





Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.





Thus, reader, I am myself the matter of my book.





Few people ask from books what books can give us.











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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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