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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

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He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
Confucius




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


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Celui qui gouverne un peuple par la Vertu est comme l’étoile polaire qui demeure immobile, pendant que toutes les autres étoiles se meuvent autour d’elle.”
Confucius

German
Wer ein Volk regiert, indem er gute Beispiele gibt, ist wie der Polarstern, der unbeweglich bleibt, während alle anderen sich um ihn drehen.”
Konfuzius




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Quotes about stars:



Quotes for: stars

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The stars of your destiny are in your heart.”
Friedrich Schiller
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To the stars through difficulty.”
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The time has come to light the stars again.”
Guillaume Apollinaire
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Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and reverence, the more often and more steadily one reflects on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.”
Immanuel Kant
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Men at some time are masters of their fates;
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
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I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.”
Victor Hugo
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Quotes about virtue:



Quotes for: virtue

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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.”
Baruch Spinoza
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Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Confucius also said...


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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.”
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 - Quotation of uncertain origin
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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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