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Han Feizi 《韓非子》

南面第十八 Chapter 18: Facing South

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人主與其與其反制其所.人主不能明法大臣無道小人人主相愛朋黨人臣名譽進取專制以為忠信不禁人主使人臣智能不得專制不得忠信不得不禁明法人主二者不可人臣因而則是如是進言退進言不信不信有罪群臣道者使人臣前言不復不復人臣為主:“。”人主群臣群臣不敢議事忠臣如是道者使人臣無端持重人主使人臣其實取捨以為人臣妄言不敢默然人主不通有為不得舉事有道不然不計不知則是如是可謂無罪人臣小功小功有害不知:“。”不變聖人正治而已不可伊尹太公管仲凡人不變民心不知不能人主之內文公管仲桓公是以小費大利便不能


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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