Tuesday, March 16, 2010

10 favorite sayings of Confucius

From the numerous sayings attributed to the ancient Chinese sage, Confucius:
  1. "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
  2. "It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop."
  3. "The cautious seldom err."
  4. "A person who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake."
  5. "Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles."
  6. "By nature, people are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart."
  7. "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand."
  8. "Respect yourself and others will respect you."
  9. "Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three."
  10. "Wherever you go, go with all your heart."
And here's a selection of Confucius jokes like the ones we used to tell in high school.


Patrick Parker said...

man who stand on toilet is high on pot!

Andi said...

Confucius Say: "Kids are like Legos, lot of fun to make, but sooner or later, only end up messing up house."