” Primary education was in the first place to teach people to be good people. Only secondary education teaches people to also be useful people. “


” People who have got to know Western educational methods always claim that the reading of the Classics was a useless waste of time and should be abolished. Such chatter is to be heard from hundreds of people and cannot be stopped. But it is a serious mistake. “


” Although China is not so wealthy and powerful as the West, her people of whatever condition – rich or poor, high or low – all enjoy a perfect freedom and a happy life. Not so all the inhabitants of Western lands. “


” Our soldiers and people form one family. United, we may count on victory. “



All 4 Zhang Zhidong Quotes about People in picture


Primary education was in the first place to teach people to be good people. Only secondary education teaches people to also be useful people.
People who have got to know Western educational methods always claim that the reading of the Classics was a useless waste of time and should be abolished. Such chatter is to be heard from hundreds of people and cannot be stopped. But it is a serious mistake.


Although China is not so wealthy and powerful as the West, her people of whatever condition - rich or poor, high or low - all enjoy a perfect freedom and a happy life. Not so all the inhabitants of Western lands.
Our soldiers and people form one family. United, we may count on victory.
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