35 Inspirational Confucius Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Confucius Quotes On Success

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. May his quotes inspire you to be a person of action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Silence is a true friend who never betrays.” Confucius

2. “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” Confucius

3. “Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.” Confucius

4. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius

5. “The way of the superior person is threefold; virtuous, they are free from anxieties; wise, they are free from perplexities; and bold, they are free from fear.” Confucius

6. “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” Confucius

7. “By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience which is the bitterest.” Confucius

8. “It is better to light one small candle of gratitude than to curse the darkness.” Confucius

9. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart” Confucius

10. “Men’s natures are alike, it is their habits that carry them apart.” Confucius

11. Time flows away like the water in the river.” Confucius

12. “Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it.” Confucius

13. “No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” Confucius

14. “Ask yourself constantly: What is the right thing to do.” Confucius

15. “The man who think he can and the man who think he can’t are both right.” Confucius

16. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Confucius

17. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Confucius

18. “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.” Confucius

19. “A superior man is modest in his speech but exceed in his actions.” Confucius

20. “I want you to be everything that’s you, deep at the center of your being.” Confucius

21. “Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little.” Confucius

22. “Things that are done, it is needless to speak about, things that are past, it is needless to blame.” Confucius

23. “It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.” Confucius

24. “What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.” Confucius

25. “Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated.” Confucius

26. “What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.” Confucius

27. “Study the past if you would define the future.” Confucius

28. Respect yourself and others will respect you.” Confucius

29. “When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.” Confucius

30. “The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterward speaks according to his actions.” Confucius

31. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” Confucius

32. “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 experience.” Confucius

33. “As the water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it, a wise man should adapt himself to circumstances.” Confucius

34. “The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.” Confucius

35. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Confucius