Confucius Quotes (297 quotes)
As quoted in: "A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors of the World, Both Ancient and Modern" (F. B. Dickerson Company, 1908) by Tryon Edwards, p. 529
“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 Analects (2006 edition), Filiquarian Publishing, LLC. - ISBN: 9781599869742
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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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