The great Chinese philosopher Confucius put forward a timeless and important doctrine: The rectification of names.
Sora's Chinese name has more than 41 million page hits on Google, exceeding that of Mao Zedong, Yao Ming, or Confucius.
Who can estimate the enormous influence of Confucius and Laotse in moulding and rendering uniform the culture of China?
In the time of Confucius the Chou dynasty still filled the throne.
No wonder that Confucius found filial piety beyond his powers of definition.
Confucius married at nineteen, and is known to have had one son and one daughter.
Appeal to the teaching of Confucius, and every Chinaman will treat you with respect, and at least try to appear guided by it.
Confucius often met them in his wanderings, and was reproved for not doing as they did.
Confucius the great Chinese philosopher was eminently good as well as wise.
As they sat together, Confucius asked him, What does your master do?
1837, Latinization of Chinese K'ung Fu-tzu "K'ung the philosopher (or Master)" (c.551 B.C.E.-c.479 B.C.E.). The name first appears in a Latin publication of Chinese works (Paris, 1687). Connection with the martial arts kung-fu is obscure, uncertain. His philosophy based on the Golden Rule: "What you do not like when done to yourself do not do to others." Related: Confucian (adj., 1837); Confucianism (1846).