Top Ten Confucian Proverbs

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Confucian proverbs help people around the world live life happily and with virtue. People still quote them today.

The Top Ten

1 Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

You gotta learn from your mistakes. - ethanmeinster

2 Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

Especially if you're in middle school, and you're trying to go out on a date with a girl/guy who hates you. - ethanmeinster

While life will always have a degree of complications, this is very true. - DieGedankenSindFrei

3 A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.
4 Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.

Ignorance is literally dark. - ethanmeinster

5 It is better to light one small candle than to curse to the darkness.
6 Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.

It's not called work if you're having fun. - ethanmeinster

7 Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

Don't leave it on the Tube! - ethanmeinster

8 A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Literally. If you are the first person to go to Mars, then you'll have to step on to the spaceship. - ethanmeinster

9 When anger rises, think of the consequences.

Angry people are basically drunk versions of ourselves. - ethanmeinster

10 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.

The Contenders

11 To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
12 An oppressive government is to be feared more than a tiger.
13 The superior man thinks of virtue; the inferior man thinks of advantage.
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1. Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
2. Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
3. A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.
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