Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

– Confucius


born in Qufu, China

gender: male
genre: Philosophy
influences: Zhou Era Chinese Thought
Confucius was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher, whose teachings and philosophy have deeply influenced Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese thought and life.孔子 – Kong Zi
孔夫子 – Kong Fuzi (Kung Fu-Tzu)

His family was poor and in his youth he tended livestock but in later years, he had many disciples and served for a time as the Minister of Crime.

13 thoughts on “Confucius

  1. September 28, 551 B.C.: The legendary Chinese philosopher, Confucius, was born on the Shandong peninsula, 2,563 years ago today.

  2. Very ancient and the wisdom still lives on.

  3. Love this quote!

  4. Why do we like reading Confucius? I think it is because he says in one short phrase what others say in pages and pages. And he says it so much better. 🙂

  5. […] a comment  gita4elmats suggested the diamond quote.  Since I got my Confucius poem idea from her blog, I thought I better do a poem for it. […]

  6. How beautiful and true! Hugs Paula xxx

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