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Han Feizi 韓非子

主道第五 Chapter 5: The Way of the Ruler

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道者萬物是非是以明君萬物善敗之端虛靜令名自命有事其所其所雕琢好去)〔)〔〕,自備不以使萬物)〔不以)〔〕,臣下不以使群臣是故群臣守職百官使其所明君無為群臣竦懼明君使智者斷事不窮賢者因而不窮不窮是故賢者師不智智者正成功賢主

不可不可虛靜見疵不見不知以往萬物不能不能所以使固其門不慎其事其所莫不)〔〕,其餘閉其門不可量深不可測刑名法式是故人主財利行令財利行令失明人主之所以非人之所以

人主靜退以為操事是以善應符契賞罰所生群臣其事其事不當其事不當明君不當

是故明君時雨百姓雷霆神聖不能明君功臣罰則姦臣是故。〔〕,不怠


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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