These are 6 episodes of videos featuring a selection of classics quoted by Chinese President Xi Jinping in his speeches. This video series provides insight into the classic quotes from a linguistic and cultural perspective. The quotes from the greatest Chinese minds are not only a good reference to understand Xi's governing philosophy, but also help to comprehend the essence of traditional Chinese culture.
Episode 1: 谁言寸草心
Since ancient times, Chinese people have attached great value to family and kinship. Chinese president Xi Jinping quotes “Song of the parting son” by the Tang Dynasty poet Meng Jiao, to stress the importance of family ties. How do we understand “谁言寸草心,报得三春晖, Such kindness of warm sun, can’t be repaid by grass” ? Click the video and learn more!