Mencius Quote: “Let not a man do what…”

Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman.


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Name: Mencius
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Chinese
Born: 371 BC
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