The Character of Shame

Encourage those who hold a character of shame. Mencius had urgent words about the character of shame, thus he wrote, “People should not be without shame.” He also wrote, “Shame is important to us as humans.”
The Second Year of Ansei, the 26th of August. “Minutes of the Head Lecturer.”

29日恥の一字
恥の一字を以て人を激励す。恥の一字孟子喫緊の語、故に云はく、「人以て恥なかるべからず」、又云はく、「恥の人に於けるや大ない」と。
安政二年八月二十六日「講孟箚記」

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