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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

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.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
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.

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




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Quotes about virtue:


The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.
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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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