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Confucianism -> Mengzi -> Gaozi II -> 26.3

Kun pursued,
鲁缪公 'In the time of the duke Mu of Lu,
公仪子 the government was in the hands of Gong Yi,
子柳子思 while Zi Liu and Zi Si were ministers.
And yet, the dismemberment of Lu then increased exceedingly.
!”Such was the case, a specimen how your men of virtue are of no advantage to a kingdom!'
Mencius said,
百里奚'The prince of Yu did not use Bai Li Xi, and thereby lost his State.
秦穆公The duke Mu of Qin used him, and became chief of all the princes.
Ruin is the consequence of not employing men of virtue and talents
?”- how can it rest with dismemberment merely?'

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