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I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.


That's Xunzi, not Confucius. Good quote though.

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http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Xun_Zi doesn't seem to have it; perhaps an update's required?

Check out: http://www.barrypopik.com/index.php/new_york_city/entry/tell... it has a bunch of translations and transliterations of this quote.

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