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.

It doesn't matter how slow you go, as long as you don't stop. Confucius
It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. Confucius
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty as the son who neglects them. Confucius
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear? Confucius
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. Confucius
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius
I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being. Confucius
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. Confucius
Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous. Confucius
Study the past if you would define the future. Confucius
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression. Confucius
Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude. Confucius
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius
The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method? Confucius
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
The mirror reflects all objects without being sullied. Confucius
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future. Confucius
Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius
A gentleman can see a question from all sides without bias.The small man is biased and can see a question only from one side. Confucius
Wherever you go, go with all your heart. Confucius
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. Confucius
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles. Confucius
When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points. Confucius
He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior. Confucius
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. Confucius