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Team Building Quotes From Confucius

Team Building Quotes From Confucius

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. Confucius’s principles had a basis in common Chinese tradition and belief. He championed strong family loyalty, ancestor veneration, and respect of elders by their children and of husbands by their wives. He also recommended family as a basis for ideal government. He espoused the well-known principle “Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself”.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Confucius, which you can use to motivate and build your team:

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
– Confucius

“When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.”
– Confucius

“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.”
– Confucius

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”
– Confucius

“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”
– Confucius

“If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.”
– Confucius

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”
– Confucius

“To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.”
– Confucius

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
– Confucius

“Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.”
– Confucius

“He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.”
– Confucius

“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.”
– Confucius

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

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.”
– Confucius

“To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.”
– Confucius

 

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