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Confucius
(c. 551BC-479BC) born on
Aug 27
Chinese philosopher. He was the most influential philosopher in Chinese history; emphasized moral character as the source of social order.
         
   
F
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.

R
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
A
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
N
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
K
He does not preach what he practices till he has practiced what he preaches.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Hamlyn Pocket Dictionary of Quotations," by Jonathan Hunt, 1979.
R: "Confuscian Analects," bk. II, 17, tr. by James Legge.
A: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
   


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