Some real sayings from Confucius

Here are some sayings purported to come from Confucius that I liked. I found them on the web, so I won't guarantee  their authenticity. If you know of a misattribution, please email me

  1. Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without
  2. A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake
  3. When you see a man of worth, think of how you may emulate him.
    When you see one who is unworthy, examine yourself
  4. We take greater pains to persuade others that we are happy than in endeavoring to think so ourselves
  5. When you know a thing, say that you know it; when you do not know a thing, admit that you do not know it. That is knowledge
  6. Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life
  7. It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness
  8. It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop
  9. Mankind differs from the animals only by a little, and most people throw that away
  10. If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day.
    If you teach a man how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime
  11. Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves

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