Confucius was born in the late spring and Autumn Period in the state of Lu, an ancient Chinese thinker, educator and founder of Confucianism.
Confucius initiated the style of private lectures and advocated benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom and trust. There are three thousand disciples, including seventy-two sages. He once led some of his disciples Zhou to travel around the world for 13 years. In his later years, he revised the six classics of "poetry", "book", "Li", "music", "Yi", "spring and Autumn". Confucius was one of the most erudite people in the society at that time. After his death, his disciples and retransmission disciples recorded the words, deeds, quotations and thoughts of Confucius and his disciples and compiled them into Analects of Confucius. The book is regarded as a Confucian classic.