Mencius. Book VII: Tsin Sin. Part II. Chapter V.
Legge's summary: Real attainment must be made by the learner for himself.
Mencius said, 'A carpenter or a carriage-maker may give a man the circle and square, but cannot make him skilful in the use of them.'
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Translated by James Legge
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