Mencius. Book VI: Kâo Tsze. Part II. Chapter XVI.

Legge's summary: How a refusal to teach may be teaching.

Mencius said, 'There are many arts in teaching. I refuse, as inconsistent with my character, to teach a man, but I am only thereby still teaching him.'

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