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Guanzi 《管子》

正世第四十七 Chapter 47: Proper Succession

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  調天下國政事務民俗所生得失所在然後從事可行萬民不和國家不安在下使修道誅殺使令不能不能則是勞苦不足輕罪如此不變萬民今人百姓使令不從則是在下在下不勝不止不勝不止為人所謂法立法立群臣奉法守職百官萬民足以使足以然後所謂明君非一不必相反隨時不可以不可以聖人不利不畏不利使不盡不畏不止是故不從不足不為刑罰不足犯禁然後然後然後然後盜賊不勝不止天下萬民憂患不安不安民望莫大莫大五帝三王所以成功後世以為天下不必罪過則是淫亂便邪僻愛人合於二者不可盜賊不勝良民法禁不立姦邪故事急於其所之所以不立不得不得難行不可聖人人事終始人民夫君道立道立然後心服不可以禮義文教不可以


Chinese text: This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

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