(551– 479 ( BC) / China)

The Master Said - Poem by Confucius

The Master said,
'It is by the Odes that the mind is aroused.'
It is by the Rules of Propriety that the character is established.
'It is from Music that the finish is received.'
The Master said,
'The people may be made to follow a path of action,
but they may not be made to understand it.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 18, 2010

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