Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

尊贤使能 (尊賢使能) zūn xián shǐ néng

zūn xián shǐ néng set phrase to respect talent and make use of ability
Domain: Idiom 成语
Notes: From 《孟子·公孫丑上》 Mencius, Gong Sun Chou I: 'give honour to men of talents and virtue and employ the able' (trans. Legge 1861; CC-CEDICT '尊賢使能'; Guoyu '尊賢使能')

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 1
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷四 本紀第四: 世祖一 Volume 4 Annals 4: Shizu 1 1
Mencius 《孟子》 公孫丑上 Gong Sun Chou I 1