Confucius Quotes (297 quotes)
Probably spurious. Earliest attribution found in: The Spectator, Volume 144 (1940), p. 167
“I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there.”
The Confucian Analects
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Bio: Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history.
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“Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.”