Share funny, witty or inspiring quotes. Did You Know? Confucius is the Latinized name of the great Chinese philosopher, derived from his honorific name Kong Fuzi. Confucius had an insatiable thirst for knowledge and believed in education as a way of life. He did not see it as procuring of knowledge only but building of character, morality, and integrity. Though his philosophical ideas and teachings necessitated self-discipline, he did not believe in self-denial or self-repression but believed in the good of the self and others.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "eastern-philosophy" Showing of How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go? Can you remain unmoving Till the right action arises by itself? Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, The Bhagavad-gita.
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I play basketball on Sundays and I'm a very spiritual guy; I read a lot of Eastern philosophy and I meditate. Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous. Gandhi became my role model. I have always been interested in Eastern philosophy. Since early in my life I've been fascinated by India, and I have spent a great deal of time traveling in that country.
Everyone, regardless of where they happen to be in their career , occasionally needs a good dose of inspiration and encouragement. But nothing says you have to take your inspiration and encouragement from the Sheryl Sandbergs or Steve Jobses of our time. Ancient thinkers participated in and understood business, too.