Posts Tagged ‘Virtue’

How Kindness Transformed a Thief

It’s not easy for people to change their ways once they’ve become set in them, but an ancient story shows that it is indeed possible. Mr. Wang Lei (141 AD – 218 AD) was a well-respected scholar, who was known for his virtue. He opened schools and promoted righteousness among people. Under his influence, people…

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Two Stories of Virtue from Chinese History

Chinese culture has a long history of valuing virtuous behavior, and there are many stories and legends which illustrate the importance of virtue in people’s lives. Below are two such stories. An Incorruptible Official Zhen Bin, a talented and virtuous man, lived in the Southern Qi dynasty. He pawned some ramie cloth for money at…

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