What is more evident than these parable myths is that Confucius, in his childhood, showed signs of an unusual talent. Before Confucius was three years old, his father passed away and his family was in poverty. The boy had to find a livelihood, but still had to learn, and it is thought that he decided to become a sage at the age of fifteen. He was married at the age of nineteen, but although his wife gave him a son and two daughters, marriage and family life did not seem to tie a man who was slowly becoming conscious of greatness. Hello Sweet Cheeks Donkey Poster. It was a mixture of duality, he not only wanted to be a scholar but also wanted to be a master. Shortly after the wedding, Confucius took over as store manager, and after that, he was kept in charge of the park and animals.