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Confucius philosophy quoted by foreign dignitaries

2014-09-30 13:33:19




Former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev made a speech at Peking University in 2008, spicing it with references to Chinese philosophers Confucius and Lao-tzu. When speaking of education, he cited Confucius’ "Learn and practice often what you have learned, isn't it pleasant?" (学而时习之,不亦说乎)to express his favor of Chinese education methods.

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