Confucius Quotes (297 quotes)
“Heaven, in the production of things, is sure to be bountiful to them, according to their qualities. Hence the tree that is flourishing, it nourishes, while that which is ready to fall, it overthrows.”
Confucian analects. The great learning. The doctrine of the mean (3d ed, Hong Kong University Press, 1960), p. 339
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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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