Zhang Zai

Chinese philosopher, essayist, politician, writer, and cosmologist (1020-1077)

Zhang Zai (張載; 1020–1077) was a Chinese philosopher.

To ordain conscience for Heaven and Earth,
to secure life and fortune for the people,
to continue the lost teachings of past sages,
to establish peace for all future generations.


  • 为天地立心,为生民立命,为往圣继绝学,为万世开太平。

External linksEdit

  •   Encyclopedic article on Zhang Zai at Wikipedia