Confucianism and Taouism
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1879 - 287 עמודים
Focuses on the ideologies, doctrines, and ethics in Confucianism and Taouism. Summarizes the biography of Confucius for readers to learn briefly about the Chinese philospheryh.
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לא מצאנו ביקורות במקומות הרגילים
מהדורות אחרות - הצג הכל
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עמוד 27 - I asked one thing, and I have got three things. I have heard about the Odes ; I have heard about the rules of Propriety. I have also heard that the superior man maintains a distant reserve towards his son.
עמוד 31 - if, indeed; the prince be not prince, the minister not minister, the father not father, and the son not son, although I have my revenue, can I enjoy it?
עמוד 95 - Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous.' CHAP. XVI. The Master said, The study of strange doctrines is injurious indeed!' CHAP. XVII. The Master said, 'Yu, shall I teach you what knowledge is? When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it;— this is knowledge.
עמוד 36 - Sir, in carrying on your government, why should you use killing at all? Let your evinced desires be for what is good, and the people will be good. The relation between superiors and inferiors, is like that between the wind and the grass. The grass must bend, when the wind blows across it.
עמוד 50 - Why did you not say to him,— He is simply a man, who in his eager pursuit (of knowledge) forgets his food, who in the joy of its attainment forgets his sorrows, and who does not perceive that old age is coming on?
עמוד 72 - It is only he, possessed of all sagely qualities that can exist under heaven, who shows himself quick in apprehension, clear in discernment, of farreaching intelligence, and, all-embracing knowledge, fitted to exercise rule ; magnanimous, generous, benign, and mild, fitted to exercise forbearance ; impulsive, energetic, firm, and enduring, fitted to maintain a firm hold; self-adjusted, grave, never swerving from the Mean, and correct, fitted to command reverence ; accomplished, distinctive, concentrative,...
עמוד 177 - But the runner may be snared, the swimmer may be hooked, and the flyer may be shot by the arrow. But there is the dragon. I cannot tell how he mounts on the wind through the clouds, and rises to heaven. To-day I have seen Lao-tsze, and can only compare him to the dragon...
עמוד 136 - To put the people to death without having instructed them ; — this is called cruelty. To require from them, suddenly, the full tale of work, without having given them warning ; — this is called oppression. To issue orders as if without urgency, at first, and, when the time comes, to insist on them with severity ; — this is called injury. And, generally speaking, to give pay or rewards to men, and yet to do it in a stingy way ; — this is called acting the part of a mere official.