James Legge


Born
in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, The United Kingdom
December 20, 1815

Died
November 29, 1897

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“【十九章】子曰、中人以上、可以語上也、中人以下、不可以語上也。 【二十章】樊遲問知。子曰、務民之義、敬鬼神而遠之、可謂知矣。問仁。 曰、仁者先難而後獲、可”
James Legge, The Chinese Classics — Volume 1: Confucian Analects

“棖也慾、焉得剛。”
James Legge, The Chinese Classics — Volume 1: Confucian Analects

“CHAP. XIX. The Duke Ai asked, saying, 'What should be
done in order to secure the submission of the people?'
Confucius replied, 'Advance the upright and set aside the
crooked, then the people will submit. Advance the crooked and
set aside the upright, then the people will not submit.”
James Legge, The Chinese Classics — Volume 1: Confucian Analects