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Ban Zhao

  • How can those who count pennies calculate their worth? / They may carve monuments yet lack all understanding.

    • Ban Zhao,
    • "Needle and Thread" (1st cent.), in Jane Hirshfield, ed., Women in Praise of the Sacred ()

Ban Zhao, Chinese scholar, philosopher, historian

(45 - 116)

Also seen as Pan Chou or Pan Zhao.