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Confucius Institutes around the world are now facing a short of teaching materials due to lack of translators and channels for publication and sale, said Xu Lin, director of the Confucius Institutes Headquarters on Sunday.

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  • ·Type: Educational Organization
  • ·Founded: 2004
  • ·Headquarters: 129 Deshengmenwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, P.C. 100088, China
  • ·Focus: Chinese culture, Chinese language
  • ·Owner: The Office of Chinese Language Council International (also known as "Hanban")
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Confucius quotations
  • ·When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
  • ·What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
  • ·Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
  • ·Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.
  • ·Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
  • ·He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
  • ·They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
  • ·To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage.
  • ·Study the past if you would define the future.
  • ·It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
  • ·Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
  • ·Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.