45 Cao Cao Quotes That Will Inspire You


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Cao Cao Quotes – Cao Cao was a statesman and a poet from China. He was also a warlord. The courtesy name of Cao Cao was Mengde. Cao Cao was the grand chancellor of the Eastern dynasty.

Cao Cao laid the foundation of the state of Cao Wei and the Jin dynasty. Due to this effort of Cao Cao, he was honored as the Emperor Wu of Wei. He was honored as an emperor, but he never was an emperor in his life.


Cao Cao is not portrayed as a heroic historical figure. But people portrayed him as a controversial figure as a cruel person in history. But Cao Cao was a brilliant ruler.

He was not cruel to his subordinates and treated them like family. For you, we have collected some famous Cao Cao quotes. These quotes might help you to create balance in life.

Most Popular Cao Cao Quotes


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2.”I remain myself. I have never cared about others misjudging me.”-Cao Cao

3.”What is at a peak is certain to decline. He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy’s doubts is invincible.”-Cao Cao


4.”I like to kill people in my dreams, so when I fall asleep be sure not to come too close.”-Cao Cao

5.”I would employ the wise and strong of the empire, using righteousness to lead them. In this way, nothing is impossible.”-Cao Cao

6.”You can’t judge a book by its cover, can you?”-Cao Cao

7.”I’d rather let the world down than to allow the world to let me down.”-Cao Cao

8.”My ambition cannot be stopped!”-Cao Cao

9.”I will show you the path to the spirit world.” -Cao Cao

10.”Each man is for his lord, do not give chase.”-Cao Cao

11.”Any who stand in my way shall be cut down!”-Cao Cao

12.”Rather we let down the world than the world let us down!”-Cao Cao

13.”[Of course, discord among family members is as common as touching instances of brotherly or sisterly love. The] Quatrain of Seven Steps … Borne are we of the same root, brothers two; should you now burn me with such disregard?”-Cao Cao

14.”The only heroes in the world are you and I.”-Cao Cao

15“I remain myself. I have never cared about others misjudging me.”-Cao Cao

16.“I like to kill people in my dreams, so when I fall asleep be sure not to come too close”-Cao Cao

17.”People have decided wrongly about me in the past. Today they still misjudge me and continue to do so in the future. However I remain myself. I have never cared about others misjudging me.”-Cao Cao

18.” A military commandor is like a physician.”-Cao Cao

19.”A military commandor never taste defeat even now and then.”-Cao Cao

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21.”In this world there is no such thing as an ever victorious commandor.”-Cao Cao

22.”I will show you the path to the spirit world.”-Cao Cao

23.”The old man is in a hurry and is aiming for a thousand miles. The martyrs are young and strong.” – Cao Cao

24″The hero of the hero, with great ambition, a good conspiracy in the abdomen, a machine to conceal the universe, and a person who swallows the heavens and the earth.” – Cao Cao

25.”To the wine, the geometry of life” – Cao Cao

26.”Qingqingzi 衿, long my heart, but for the sake of the king, sinking to this day” – Cao Cao

27.”Ning teaches me to take the world, and teach people in the world to take me!”  – Cao Cao

28.”When Shao Zhiqiang is strong, can’t help himself, what about others?” – Cao Cao

29.”Although Yuan Shao is strong, there are many doubts and inconveniences, why worry!” – Cao Cao

30.”Failure teaches us how we can achieve victory.” – Cao Cao

31.”If a person want to succeed he must know when to hold on and when to let go.” – Cao Cao

32.”One must be able to win and able to lose.” – Cao Cao

33.”Embrace each other and fight the common enemy.” – Cao Cao

34.” I am the intelligence of the world, to the Royal, all-powerful” – Cao Cao

35.”Today, the hero, only the king and the ear.” – Cao Cao

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37.”I think it was taste for us to taste the bitterness of defeat.” – Cao Cao

38.”Failure is a good thing.” – Cao Cao

39.”Failure teaches us how to succeed.” – Cao Cao

40.”There are only commanders who do not give up after a defeat who grow stronger from experience.” – Cao Cao

41.” We have wom too many battles.” – Cao Cao

42.” The army become arrogant the general lazy the civial officials indolent and the military officers frivolous.” – Cao Cao

43.”I could not see through even a simple battered body ruse.” – Cao Cao

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If you want to achieve success in life, you have to believe in yourself as Cao Cao did. Believing in yourself will help you achieve anything in life. The first step to achieve something is to give priority to your work.

Cao Cao considers himself a hero. He also conveyed a message to the world that you can also become that hero. Rather than blaming yourself for no reason, try to motivate yourself.

“Failure teaches us how we can conquer the world.” – Cao Cao

Never underestimate your work. If you do so, people will also underestimate you. People can only believe in you when you believe in yourself. By reading the Cao Cao quotes, you will get inspiration to stay strong and have courage.

The inspiration to move on and think about yourself. What do you think about these Cao Cao quotes? If you like them, then do share them with others.