Mencius

c.372 - c.289 BC

A Quote by Mencius

"A great man is he who does not lose his child's heart."

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Mencius on kindness and words

Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

Source: The Works of Mencius

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A Quote by Mencius on right action, action, and focus

Men must be decided on what they will not do, and then they are able to act with vigor on what they ought to do.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Mencius on action, sincerity, and words

The great man does not think beforehand of his words that they may be sincere, nor of his actions that they may be resolute-he simply speaks and does what is right.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Mencius on heart

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The great man is he who does not lose his childlike heart.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Mencius on danger, time, and truth

Truth uttered before its time is dangerous.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Mencius on love, men, and wisdom

If you love men and they are unfriendly, look into your love; if you rule men and they are unruly, look into your wisdom; if you are courteous to them and they do not respond, look into your courtesy. If what you do is vain, always seek within.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Mencius on friendship and mind

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Mencius on children and heart

The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Mencius on people and taoism

The Tao is near and people seek it far away.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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