• confucius

    Confucius analects part 4

    The Master said, “It is virtuous manners which constitute the excellence of a neighborhood. If a man in selecting a residence do not fix on one where such prevail, how can he be wise?” The Master said, “Those who are without ... 
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  • Confucius analects

    Confucius analects part 3

    Confucius said of the head of the Chi family, who had eight rows of pantomimes in his area, “If he can bear to do this, what may he not bear to do?” The three families used the Yungode, while the vessels were being removed, at the conc... 
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  • Confucius analects

    Confucius analects part 2

    The Master said, “He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.” The Master said, “In the Book of Poetry are three hundred pie... 
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  • Confucius analects

    Confucius analects part 1

    The Master “Is it not pleasant to learn with a constant perseverance and application? “Is it not delightful to have friends coming from distant quarters? “Is he not a man of complete virtue, who feels no discomposure though men m... 
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  • What were the analects of confucius

    What were the analects of confucius

    The Analects of Confucius In the Analects, Confucius presents himself as a “transmitter who invented nothing”.He put the greatest emphasis on the importance of study,and it is the Chinese character for study (or learning) that opens the text. In ... 
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    Who is confucius?

    Confucius (born Kong Qiu, styled Zhong Ni) was born in the village of Zou in the country of Lu in 551 B.C., a poor descendant of a deposed noble family. As a child, he held make-believe temple rituals; as a young adult, he quickly earned a reputat... 
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  • confucius

    Who was confucius?

    One of the most famous people in ancient China was a wise philosopher named Confucius (circa 551-479 BC). He sometimes went by the names Kong Zi though he was born – Kong Qiu – styled Zhong Ni. He was born in the village of Zou in the ... 
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  • The teacher changed his life

    The teacher changed his life

    Steve, a twelve-year-old boy with alcoholic parents, was about to be lost forever, by the U.S. education system. Remarkably, he could read, yet, in spite of his reading skills, Steve was failing. He had been failing since first grade, as he was pa... 
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  • I’ve learned…

    I’ve learned…

    That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.I’ve learned…That when you’re in love, it shows.I’ve learned…That having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful things in the worldI’ve learned…That bei... 
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  • When the wind blows

    When the wind blows

    Years ago a farmer owned land along the Atlantic seacoast. He constantly advertised for hired hands. Most people were reluctant to work on farms along the Atlantic. They dreaded the awful storms that raged across the Atlantic,wreaking havoc on th... 
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