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10 Life Lessons from Confucius we should all follow

Treat others the way you would want to be treated

“Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself”

Lesson 1

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Lesson 2

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Lesson 3

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

Lesson 4

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, allow that you do not know it – this is knowledge

Lesson 5

I hear and I forget.

I see and I remember.

I do and I understand.

Lesson 6

If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher.

I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.

Lesson 7

Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than yourself.

Lesson 8

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

Lesson 9

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals adjust the action steps.

Lesson 10

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

12 Laws of Karma

1. The Great Law

whatever we put out into the universe will come back to us

2. The Law of Creation

Life does not happen by itself we need to make it happen

3. The Law of Humility

one must accept something in order to change it

4. The Law of Growth

when we change ourselves our lives follow suit and change too

5. The Law of Responsibility

we must take responsibility for what is in our lives

6. The Law of Connection

the past, present, and future are all connected

7. The Law of Focus

we cannot think of two things at the same time

8. The Law of Giving and Hospitality

our behavior should match our thoughts and actions

9. The Law of Here and Now

one cannot be in the present if they are looking in the past

10. The Law of Change

history repeats itself until we learn from it and change our path

11. The Law of Patience and Reward

the most valuable rewards require persistence

12. The Law of Significance and Inspiration

rewards are a direct result of the energy and effort we put into it