Confucius advice

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.






Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

Study the past if you would divine the future.

They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.




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.

In a hamlet of ten households, there are bound to be those who are my equal in doing their best for others and in being trustworthy in what they say, but they are unlikely to be as eager to learn as I am.

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.

Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.

Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A man simply cannot conceal himself!




Even when walking in the company of two other men, I am bound to be able to learn from them. The good points of the one I copy; the bad points of the other I correct in myself.

The scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.

Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men’s clothes.

The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness; who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life; and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends – such a man may be reckoned a complete man.

The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it.

While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits [of the dead]?... While you do not know life, how can you know about death?


Confucius advice

He who merely knows right principles is not equal to him who loves them.




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Leo Tolstoy advice quotes

Love is life. All, everything that I understand,
I understand only because I

Leo Tolstoy

Russian Proverbs

Clever person likes to learn,

and the fool – to teach.


Leonardo da Vinci teachings

The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.

da Vinci

Pablo Picasso advice quotes

Everything you can imagine is real.


Steve Jobs advices

You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. Once you get there, you can move mountains.

Steve Jobs


Vadim Kotelnikov quotes

If you stop learning, you stop
creating history and become history.  >>>

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