Goodness (仁/rén), also translated as “humanity”, “virtue”, “benevolence”, “kind-heartedness”, and “humaneness”, is the supreme Confucian virtue. Numerous references to it can be found in the Analects.
Here are all the passages in the text in which goodness is discussed, plus links to related articles.
Analects of Confucius Book 1: Confucius on goodness
Analects of Confucius Book 4: the benefits of goodness
Analects Books 1 – 5: nine quotes on goodness from Confucius
Analects of Confucius Book 6: Confucius on wisdom and goodness
Analects Book 6 – 10: nine sayings about goodness from Confucius