Confucius The Value of Honesty Author:Spencer Johnson, M.D. In this installment of the ValueTales series, Spencer Johnson teaches about honesty and integrity by examining the life of Confucius (551 BC - 478 BC). — The book tells how Confucius learned about honesty from his father. And how his father encouraged him to prepare for a life of teaching others. He learns about wisdom by talking with an imaginar... more »y six-inch-tall man named Sage. Confucius became a teacher, first of children, then of adults. As he continued to learn wisdom, became an advisor to powerful rulers in his country.
Like other books in the ValueTales series, this book uses a real-life person to exemplify an important value.