Oriental Religions and Their Relation to Universal Religion, כרך 2

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J. R. Osgood, 1877 - 975 עמודים
 

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עמוד 592 - Learning without thought is labour lost ; thought without learning is perilous." XVI. The Master said, " The study of strange doctrines is injurious indeed ! " XVII. The Master said, " Yew, 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 633 - To dwell in the wide house of the world, to stand in the correct seat of the world, and to walk in the great path of the world...
עמוד 592 - A man should say, I am not concerned that I have no place, I am concerned how I may fit myself for one. I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.
עמוד 289 - ... numerous ^writers who declared the right of subjects to depose a bad sovereign, but this position is to be distinguished from Rousseau's doctrine. Thus, if we turn to the great historic event of 1581, the rejection of the yoke of Spain by the Dutch, we find the Declaration of Independence running, " that if a prince is appointed by God over the land, it is to protect them from harm, even as a shepherd to the guardianship of his flock The subjects are not appointed by God for the behoof of the...
עמוד 235 - Minister of instruction, to teach the relations of humanity : — how, between father and son, there should be affection ; between sovereign and minister, righteousness : between husband and wife, attention to their separate functions ; between old and young, a proper order ; and between friends, fidelity.
עמוד 16 - Never has any one fallen into error, who followed the laws of the ancient kings. 5. " When the sages had used the vigour of their eyes, they called in to their aid the compass, the square, the level, and the line, to make things square, round, level, and straight : — the use of the instruments is inexhaustible. When they had used their power...
עמוד 16 - There was Shun: He indeed was greatly wise! Shun loved to question others, and to study their words, though they might be shallow. He concealed what was bad in them, and displayed what was good. He took hold of their two extremes, determined the Mean, and employed it in his government of the people. It was by this that he was Shun!
עמוד 283 - On this account, the ruler will first take pains about his own virtue. Possessing virtue will give him. the people. Possessing the people will give him the territory.
עמוד 336 - Let not offices be hereditary, nor let officers be pluralists. In the selection of officers let the object be to get the proper men. Let not a ruler take it on himself to put to death a great officer.
עמוד 283 - In the Book of Poetry, it is said, " Before the sovereigns of the Yin dynasty had lost the hearts of the people, they could appear before God. Take warning from the house of Yin. The great decree is not easily preserved.

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