-Yongle Emperor Zhu Di
Quote Number: 1126
Source: Brook, Timothy. The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1998. Pg 33. Online Here from Google Books.
Source Notes: I have been unable to locate the original source of this quote, although I found it cited in several reliable sources. If you know the original source for this quote please leave a comment, thank you.