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.
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.
There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.
Sincerity is the way to heaven.
Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous.
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…