The Governing Principles of Ancient China - Qunshu Zhiyao 360
Exercise Caution from the Beginning to the End
If people were as careful at the end as they should be at the beginning, they would not ruin their success.
Scroll 34: Lao Zi
The Book of Shi Jing states that: “In the beginning, all are good. But few prove themselves to be so in the end.” If a leader cannot maintain his virtuous actions until the very end, he cannot be a good leader.
Scroll 33: Yan Zi
Nurturing children at an early age to let them learn to become righteous people is the most sacred form of contribution to mankind.
Scroll 1: Zhou Yi