The root of all benevolent actions is filial piety and fraternal love.
And so I take the opportunity of slipping it in here—just out of filial piety!
Susa-no-o's filial piety and Susa-no-o's cruelty were not easily to be reconciled.
Nevertheless her filial piety was at that moment a touching sight.
It was claimed that by choosing such subjects he had infringed the laws of filial piety.
And what is the root of all goodness but filial piety and fraternal love?
If a woman be married, it is good that she should treat her parents-in-law with filial piety, and her husband with reverence.
It was even said that in some countries the stork was the symbol for filial piety.
Then the man understood and loved his child the more for her filial piety.
Or was it genuine nature; pure filial affection and filial piety?
in Confucian thought, one of the virtues to be cultivated, a love and respect for one's parents and ancestors