Confucius Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Confucius quotes, Confucius sayings, and Confucius proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. Confucius
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one. Confucius
We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one. Confucius
When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war. Confucius
In old days men studied for the sake of self-improvement; nowadays men study in order to impress other people. Confucius
Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more. Confucius
Virtue is like a polar star, which keeps its place, and all stars turn towards it. Confucius
You cannot open a book without learning something. Confucius
Words are the voice of the heart. Confucius