Top Ten Confucian Proverbs

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

The Top Ten

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

You gotta learn from your mistakes. - ethanmeinster

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

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

Ignorance is literally dark. - ethanmeinster

It is better to light one small candle than to curse to the darkness.
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

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

Don't leave it on the Tube! - ethanmeinster

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

When anger rises, think of the consequences.

Angry people are basically drunk versions of ourselves. - ethanmeinster

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

The Contenders

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.
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
An oppressive government is to be feared more than a tiger.
The superior man thinks of virtue; the inferior man thinks of advantage.
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