Confucius

Confucius

Confucius named Qiu, the word Zhongni (September 28, 551 BC - April 11, 479 BC). Confucius died at the age of 73. Confucius was a famous thinker and educator in ancient China. At the end of the Spring and Autumn Period, the people of Lu were the founders of Confucianism.

The main content of Confucius'thought of benevolence includes the moral ideal of becoming "sage" and "benevolent", which holds that "benevolence" has the highest moral value; he attaches importance to moral cultivation and emphasizes his own efforts; he puts forward a series of cultivation methods, such as turning to oneself instead. He led his disciples around the various nations for fourteen years and went through all kinds of hardships. Not only did he not get the appointment of the princes, but he almost lost his life. However, Confucius was not discouraged. He was still optimistic and upbeat and adhered to his ideals. It advocates "governing the country with morality" and "governing the country with morality and etiquette" is the noblest way to govern the country, which breaks an important boundary between nobility and common people.

Confucius

In his later years, Confucius revised the Six Classics of Shi, Shu, Li, Yue, Yi, ChunQiu. After Confucius died, his disciples and their further disciples recorded the words, deeds and thoughts of Confucius and his disciples and compiled them into Confucian classic The Analects of Confucius. In ancient times, Confucius was respected as "the sage of heaven" , which was one of the most knowledgeable scholars in the society at that time. Confucius was respected by the rulers of later generations as the sage of Confucius, the Supreme saint and example of masters. His thought has far-reaching influence on China and the world, and is ranked as the top ten cultural celebrities in the world.