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Confucius

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishConfuciusCon‧fu‧cius /kənˈfjuːʃəs/ 🔊 🔊 (551–479 BC) a Chinese philosopher whose ideas encouraged justice and peace, and who taught social and moral principles which had a great influence on Chinese society and on the way that Chinese people think. People in the US and UK sometimes jokingly say ‘Confucius he say’ to introduce a piece of wise advice, pretending that their words were originally said by Confucius. Confucianism
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