Confucius is known for his nuggets of wisdom. A common phrase we use today is " Confucius say--followed by some witty words of wisdom.
According to tradition, Confucius was born in 551 B.C., at the beginning of the Hundred Schools of Thought philosophical movement. Early accounts say that he was born into a poor but noble family that had fallen on hard times. His father a warrior who died when Confucius was three years old. He was brought up in poverty by his mother. He served in government until he was about 53 years old, then according to tradition,he began a long journey around the small kingdoms of northeast and central China. He taught his political beliefs but did not see them implemented. Confucius returned home when he was 68 spending his last years teaching disciples and transmitting the old wisdom. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.
One of those thought provoking sayings was--
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Isn't this what the Bible teaches in James 5:9 Friends, don't complain about each other. A far greater complaint could be lodged against you, you know. The Judge is standing just around the corner.