Reflection 1

The disciple Kung-too said: All are equally men, but some are great men, and some are little men; how is this?

Mencius replied: Those who follow that part of themselves which is great are great men; those who follow that part which is little are little men….

2 thoughts on “Reflection 1”

  1. Just the knowledge that there is a thing called enlightenment is enough–there is the story of a mountain of cotton fibre which, if a spark of fire is introduced, will not flame up and burn spectacularly but rather smoulder slowly beneath the surface until the whole pile is reduced to ashes. So make that your primary purpose in life..

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