天下興亡,匹夫有責

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Chinese[edit]

the world; everything under the sky; all under heaven to rise and fall commoner; ordinary person
 
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
 
duty; responsibility; to reproach; to blame
trad. (天下興亡,匹夫有責) 天下 興亡 匹夫
simp. (天下兴亡,匹夫有责) 天下 兴亡 匹夫

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Proverb[edit]

天下興亡,匹夫有責

  1. whether a nation stands or falls depends on ordinary citizens