The Discourses and Sayings of Confucius: A New Special Translation, Illustrated with Quotations from Goethe and Other Writers

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Kelly and Walsh, limited, 1898 - 182 עמודים

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עמוד 74 - Kennst du das Land, wo die Zitronen blühn, Im dunkeln Laub die Goldorangen glühn, Ein sanfter Wind vom blauen Himmel weht, Die Myrte still und hoch der Lorbeer steht, Kennst du es wohl? Dahin! Dahin Möcht ich mit dir, o mein Geliebter, ziehn.
עמוד 168 - I-yi, that, while they hid themselves in their seclusion, they gave a license to their words; but, in their persons, they succeeded in preserving their purity, and, in their retirement, they acted according to the exigency of the times. 5. 'I am different from all these. I have no course for which I am predetermined, and no course against which I am predetermined.
עמוד 15 - I made them lay their hands in mine and swear To reverence the King, as if he were Their conscience, and their conscience as their King. To break the heathen and uphold the Christ, To ride abroad redressing human wrongs, To speak no slander, no, nor listen to it, To honor his own word as if his God's, To lead sweet lives in purest chastity, To love one maiden only, cleave to her, And worship her by years of noble deeds, Until they won her...
עמוד 5 - If you make pro- l3. mises within the bounds of what is right, you will b? able to keep your word. If you confine earnestness within the bounds of judgment and .good taste, you will keep out of discomfiture and insult. If you make friends of those with whom you ought to, you will be able to depend upon them.
עמוד 7 - If, on the other hand, in government you depend upon the moral sentiment, and maintain order by encouraging education and good manners, the people will have a sense of shame for wrong-doing and moreover, will emulate what is good".
עמוד 144 - ... possessions are not equally distributed; they should not be concerned that they are poor, but should be concerned that the people are not contented. For with equal distribution there will be no poverty; with mutual good will, there will be no want; and with contentment among the people, there can be no downfall and dissolution.
עמוד 1 - It is indeed a pleasure to acquire knowledge, and, as you go on acquiring, to put into practice what you have acquired. A greater pleasure still is when friends of congenial mind come from afar to seek you because of your attainments. But he is truly a wise and good man who feels no discomposure even when he is not noticed of men.
עמוד 167 - ... young may not be neglected, how is it that he sets aside the duties that should be observed between sovereign and minister? Wishing to maintain his personal purity, he allows that great relation to come to confusion. A superior man takes office, and performs the righteous duties belonging to it. As to the failure of right principles to make progress, he is aware of that.
עמוד 24 - I do not now see a man who really loves a moral life ; or one \vho really hates an immoral life. One who really loves a moral life would esteem nothing above it. One who really hates an immoral life would be a moral man who would not allow anything the least immoral in his life. " Nevertheless, if a man were really to exert himself for one single day to live...
עמוד 3 - This is an answer to a feudal prince who alleged that in his fief men were so upright that when a father stole a sheep the son was ready to bear witness against him. ANCESTRAL WORSHIP By cultivating respect for the dead and carrying the memory back to the distant past, the moral feelings of the people will awaken and grow in depth.

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