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The people are the most important element in a nation; the spirits of the land and grain are the next; the sovereign is the least.

Mencius

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

Mencius

There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.

Mencius

Sincerity is the way to heaven.

Mencius

Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous.

Mencius

Mencius was considered the “second sage” in China, after Confucius. Here’s a Wikipedia link for you to learn more about him. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mencius

His name threw me, as I thought he was a Greek philosopher initially. I hope you enjoy this. I like to grab random people and find their quotes. I like some of these.

Until next time…

Dave