The Chinese Classics: The life and works of Mencius

כריכה קדמית
Trübner & Company, 1875

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קטעים בולטים

עמוד 99 - For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts ; even one thing befalleth them : as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath ; so that a man hath no pre-eminence above a beast : for all is vanity. All go unto one place ; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.
עמוד 99 - Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?
עמוד 99 - I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
עמוד 99 - For there is no remembrance of the wise more than of the fool for ever ; seeing that which now is in the days to come shall all be forgotten. And how dieth the wise man ? as the fool.
עמוד 99 - There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour.
עמוד 51 - Therefore an intelligent ruler will regulate the livelihood of the people, so as to make sure that, above, they shall have sufficient wherewith to serve their parents, and below, sufficient wherewith to support their wives and children...
עמוד 164 - If, on self-examination, I find that I am not upright, shall I not be in fear even of a poor man in his loose garments of hair-cloth? If, on selfexamination, I find that I am upright, I will go forward against thousands and tens of thousands.
עמוד 207 - Some labor with their minds, and some labor with their strength. Those who labor with their minds govern others ; those who labor with their strength are governed by others. Those who are governed by others support them; those who govern others are supported by them.
עמוד 200 - They are only men of education, who, without a certain livelihood, are able to maintain a fixed heart. As to the people, if they have not a certain livelihood, it follows that they will not have a fixed heart. And if they have not a fixed heart, there is nothing which they will not do, in the way of self-abandonment, of moral deflection, of depravity and of wild license. When they thus have been involved in crime, to follow them up and punish them; — this is to entrap the people. How can such a...
עמוד 138 - Now, the livelihood of the people is so regulated, that, above, they have not sufficient wherewith to serve their parents, and, below, they have not sufficient wherewith to support their wives and children.

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