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Confucius philosophy quoted by foreign dignitaries

2014-09-30 13:33:19



Former president of Germany Johannes Rau visited Nanjing University in 2003. In a ceremony in which he received an honorary doctorate from the university, he quoted what Confucius told his disciple about politics: "If a government is not trustworthy, its people cannot rely on it."(民无信不立)

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