Becoming a Worthy Person Depends Greatly on One’s Mother

A mother hugging her daughter.

As the most critical person in a child's life, a mother's values and outlook deeply affect the family and children. (Image: Fizkes via Dreamstime)

The Critical Importance of Family Precepts

Multi-generational festive family gathering.

A multi-generational festive family gathering In traditional Chinese culture — great emphasis is placed on family education and cultivation of a good character. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)

Lessons From the Mother of Mencius, the Second Sage

A portrait of Mencius.

Meng Ke (孟軻), also known as Mencius. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)

Famous People From Ancient China: Mencius and His Mother

Portrait of Mencius from the Yuan Dynasty.

Mencius was greatly inspired by his mother and became one of the most well-known philosophers in Chinese history. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)