Confucious said what?

Confucius was mainly a Chinese philosopher, who worked as a politician, and teacher, and his message of knowledge, benevolence, loyalty, and virtue became the main philosophy of China for thousands of years.

Confucius’ Chinese name was Kongqiu in 551 B.C. near Qufu, in eastern China. His home was in Lu, bound to the imperial court of the Zhou dynasty (1045–221 BC)

Confucius’ teachings were collected in the book, “The Analects” of Confucius that his disciples put together after his death, abut 2500 years ago. The equality of man and the right way and purpose of living, ideas that eventually spread to the West and influenced the great thinkers of the Enlightenment that fueled American declaration of independence.

And five centuries before Christ, Confucius set forth his own “Golden Rule”: “Do not impose on others what you do not wish for yourself.”


Confucius established a moral code of conduct based on human principles of mutual respect, good conduct, and familial ties. Confucius teaches us about patience, perseverance, discipline, and hard work. It might sound similar to religious principles, but it is rather a life style.

Children Book about Confucious and his techings you might want to read.

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