Mencius. Book VII: Tsin Sin. Part I. Chapter V.

Legge's summary: How many act without thought.

Mencius said, 'To act without understanding, and to do so habitually without examination, pursuing the proper path all the life without knowing its nature;-- this is the way of multitudes.'

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