Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, September 29, 2011

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by Simón de Swaan

Is it only the mouth and belly which are injured by hunger and thirst? Men’s minds are also injured by them.–Mencius, c. 300 BC

Mencius, c. 300 BC, was a Chinese philosopher who was arguably the most famous Confucian after Confucius himself. He encouraged “generosity, self-sacrifice, humility, receptiveness to instruction, as well as to powers associated with these qualities.”

 

 

 

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