Mencius. Book VII: Tsin Sin. Part II. Chapter XVI.
Legge's summary: The relation of benevolence to man.
Mencius said, 'Benevolence is the distinguishing characteristic of man. As embodied in man's conduct, it is called the path of duty.'
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Translated by James Legge
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