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Quote of Confucius - The man who asks a question...


Biography - Confucius:

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

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




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Wer fragt, ist ein Narr für eine Minute. Wer nicht fragt, ist ein Narr sein Leben lang.

French
Celui qui pose une question risque de passer pour un sot. Celui qui n'en pose pas est sûr de le rester.




See also 

See also...



If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid with regard to external things.




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





Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.












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