The Confucian Classics were the basis of the examination system.
I have only related that which I was taught without adding anything new. I have been truthful in my words and a respecter of rituals, customs and traditions upon which society has manifested peace and harmony. In this, I venture to compare myself to the teachers who have preceded me.
The teacher said, "I have quietly listened to and observed all that has gone on around me. I have never grown tired of learning nor have I ever become bored with teaching what I have learned.
Learning and teaching have never been a burden to me. At leisure, the teacher was relaxed and at peace.
The teacher said, "Remember your oneness with all things, flow in peace and harmony, care The life and teachings of confucius all things, enjoy the beauty of the arts.
The teacher said, "I have never refused to teach anyone who has asked me to teach them.
The teacher said, "I am only successful at teaching those who are truly eager to learn and eager to speak. If I point out one corner of a square and one does not attempt to come back with the other three.
I do not continue the lesson. When the teacher was seated close to someone who was in mourning, he never ate his fill. On the days that the teacher had mourned, he did not sing. The teacher said to Yen Hui, "Only you and I can follow the old adage of acting when employed and staying out of sight when set aside.
I would take someone who was apprehensive about engaging in a dangerous task and was determined to succeed through planning. The teacher said, "If the pursuit of wealth was allowed, I would do it even if it meant taking the most menial job. But if the pursuit of wealth were not allowed, I would pursue something I enjoyed.
The teacher concerned himself with the rituals of sacrifice, war and sickness. When the teacher heard the great masterpiece he did not notice the taste of meat for three months and said, "I did not realize that the harmony of music could reach such exquisite perfection.
The desires for riches and honors acquired by dishonorable means is as remote to me as floating clouds. The teacher said, "Give me a few more years and I will have studied for fifty years and I may be able to eliminate my major shortcomings.
When the Duke of She asked Tzu-lu about the teacher, Tzu-lu did not respond. I am simply someone who is insatiably curious about the past and I have never stopped learning from it. The teacher very seldom spoke of miracles, unseen forces, chaos or spirits.
I try to emulate their harmonious qualities and at the same time I try to rid myself of the same disharmonious qualities I observe in them.
The teacher said, "The oneness of Infinity is the source of the peace and harmony within me. How can anyone take it away from me?
The teacher said to his followers, "I realize that you think I am keeping something from you, but it is not true. I am not keeping anything from you. I share everything with you.
The teacher had four basic subjects: The teacher said, "A person who flows in perfect peace and harmony with the oneness of Infinity, I will never meet. The most I can hope for is to meet a person who recognizes her oneness with all of humanity and refrains from judging others.
A faultless person I will never meet. The most I can hope for is to meet a person who is in harmony with her circumstances. However, when I look around, I see people pretending to have things when they have nothing, pretending to be full when they are empty and pretending prosperity when their debts exceed their assets.
A person in harmony with his circumstances is hard to find. The teacher fished with a line but not with a net and when he hunted he did not shoot at roosting birds. The teacher said, "There are surely some people who can do things without having studied them, but I am not one of those people.
I listen and select the peaceful and the harmonious and try to incorporate it into my life.The Analects of Confucius, Sayings of Confucius, quotes. Confucius, with his thought-provoking aphorisms, teaches us what life is about thousands of years after his passing.
Confucius was Chinese philosopher, politician, teacher and founder of the Ru School of Thought in roughly BCE. Confucianism. Confucianism means "The School of the Scholars"; or, less accurately, "The Religion of Confucius") is an East Asian ethical and philosophical system originally developed from the teachings of the early Chinese sage Confucius.
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