Sunday, November 20, 2011

Sunday's Verse

14.  The Master said, To demand much from oneself and little
from others is the way to banish discontent.

20.  The Master said, The demands that a gentleman makes
are upon himself; those that a small man makes are upon

23.  Tzu-kung asked saying, Is there any single saying that
one can act upon all day and every day?  The Master said,
Perhaps the saying about consideration: 'Never do to others
what you would not like them to do to you.'

26.  The Master said, Clever talk can confound the workings
of moral force, just as small impatiences can confound great

29.  The Master said, To have faults and to be making no
effort to amend them is to have faults indeed!

Book XV
The Analects of Confucius

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