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#1. Thus, that one can find no place to walk through the breadth of the earth is not because the earth is not tranquil but because the danger to every step of the traveler lies generally with words. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#2. If there are still men who really want to live in this world, they should first dare to speak out, to laugh, to cry, to be angry, to accuse, to fight-that they may at least cleanse this accursed place of its accursed atmosphere! #Quote by Lu Xun
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#3. I once tried thinking for an entire day, but I found it less valuable than one moment of study. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#4. Thus, the enlightened ruler is fond of what is essential, and the (565) benighted ruler is fond of the minor details. If the ruler is fond of what is essential, then the hundred affairs will be taken care of down to their minor details, but if the ruler is fond of the minor details, then the hundred affairs will be neglected. A true lord is one who judges the one right prime minister, sets out the one right model, and (570) makes clear the one right directive, so as to cover all, illuminate all, and then observes things flourish. A #Quote by Xun Kuang
Xun quotes by Lu Xun
#5. Lies written in ink cannot disguise facts written in blood. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#6. I felt that if a man's proposals met with approval, it should encourage him; if they met with opposition, it should make him fight back; but the real tragedy for him was to lift up his voice among the living and meet with no response neither approval nor opposition just as if he were left helpless in a boundless desert. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#7. In China, especially in the cities, if someone fainted on the streets, or if someone was knocked over by a car, you'll find lots of gawkers and gloaters, but rarely will you find someone willing to extend a helping hand. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#8. A person is born with a liking for profit. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#9. Human nature is what Heaven supplies. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#10. In antiquity the sage kings recognized that men's nature is bad and that their tendencies were not being corrected and their lawlessness controlled. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#11. I entreat fresh visions from the painters. Be lavish with your vermilion to portray the mountains in the spring. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#12. Pride and excess bring disaster for man. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#13. Being an actress in China, I'm actually a very lucky actress ... Especially now that Chinese movies are becoming more diverse with more viewers overseas. #Quote by Zhou Xun
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#14. Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink - such is the bravery of the dog and boar. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#15. If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#16. No one should stand for nor chant the Pledge of Allegiance because it was the origin of the Nazi salute and Nazi behavior (see the discoveries by the historian Dr. Rex Curry in the many books that cite his academic work) #Quote by Lin Xun
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#17. People with good memories are liable to be crushed by the weight of their suffering. Only those with bad memories, the fittest to survive, can live on. - Lu Xun #Quote by Peter Hessler
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#18. When a great man has become petrified, and everyone begins to proclaim his greatness, he has already turned into a puppet. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#19. A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#20. Whether the gentleman is capable or not, he is loved all the same; conversely the petty man is loathed all the same. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#21. Those whose character is mean and vicious will rouse others to animosity against them. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#22. When you talk with famous scholars, the best thing is to pretend that occasionally you do not quite understand them. If you understand too little, you will be despised; if you understand too much, you will be disliked; if you just fail occasionally to understand them, you will suit each other very well. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#23. I think there are many faces to everyone. I also have my bad sides. Also I think everyone is trying to improve their shortcomings to become more wholesome. #Quote by Zhou Xun
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#24. True fighters dare face the sorrows of humanity, and look unflinchingly at bloodshed. What sorrow and joy are theirs! But the Creator's common device for ordinary people is to let the passage of time wash away old traces leaving only pale-red bloodstains and a vague pain; and he lets men live on ignobly and amid these, to keep this quasi-human world going. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#25. Like students going to school, the planes on their bombing missions fly over Beijing each morning. And each time I hear their engines attack the air I feel a certain slight tension, as if I were witnessing the invasion of Death, though this heightens my consciousness of the existence of Life. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#26. Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#27. Therefore, a person should first be changed by a teacher's instructions, and guided by principles of ritual. Only then can he observe the rules of courtesy and humility, obey the conventions and rules of society, and achieve order. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#28. Creation, even when it is a mere outpouring from the heart, wishes to find a public. By definition, creation is sociable. Yet it can be satisfied with merely one single reader: an old friend, a lover. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#29. I could not blot out hope, for hope belongs to the future. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#30. Women have a mother-nature and a daughter-nature; there are no women with a wife-nature. The quality of wife is an acquired character; it is a combination of mother and daughter. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#31. When a man sees something desirable, he must reflect on the fact that with time it could come to involve what is detestable. When he sees something that is beneficial, he should reflect that sooner or later it, too, could come to involve harm. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#32. Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they must acquire ritual and moral principles. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#33. The most painful thing in life is to wake up from a dream and find no way out. Dreamers are fortunate people. If no way out can be seen, the important thing is not to awaken the sleepers. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#34. There are successful scholars, public-spirited scholars, upright scholars, cautious scholars, and those who are merely petty men. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#35. I naturally believe there will be a future, but I do not waste my time imagining its radiant beauty ... It seems to me that we ought to think first about the present. Even if the present is desperately dark, I do not wish to leave it. Will tomorrow be free from darkness? We'll talk about that tomorrow. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#36. When people lack teachers, their tendencies are not corrected; when they do not have ritual and moral principles, then their lawlessness is not controlled. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#37. Let those who hanker after the past return to the past! Let those who want to leave the world leave the world! Let those who want to ascend to heaven do so! Let those whose souls want to leave their bodies expire quickly! The earth today should be inhabited by man with a firm hold on the present, a firm hold on the earth. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#38. If the gentleman has ability, he is magnanimous, generous, tolerant, and straightforward, through which he opens the way to instruct others. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#39. Music is a fantastic peacekeeper of the world, it is integral to harmony, and it is a required fundamental of human emotion. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#40. The fearful thing about the Chinese literary scene is that everyone keeps introducing new terms without defining them. And everyone interprets these terms as he pleases. To write a good deal about yourself is expressionism. To write largely about others is realism. To write poems on a girl's leg is romanticism. To ban poems on a girl's leg is classicism. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#41. In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#42. Despair is as hollow and deceptive as hope! #Quote by Lu Xun
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#43. To be suspicious is not a fault. To be suspicious all the time without coming to a conclusion is the defect. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#44. But a people unable to reform will not be able to preserve its old culture either. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#45. I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance, but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#46. Is that it?" Jack asked. "No. That is the Xing zheng yuan Hui an Xun fang Shu." "I was just going to say that," Tessa said. #Quote by Richard Paul Evans
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#47. Not to let what one is already holding harm what one is about to receive is called being "empty."12 The heart is born and has awareness. With awareness, there comes awareness of differences. These differences are known at the same time, and when they are known at the same time, this is to be two-fold. Yet, there is what is called being (180) "single-minded." Not to let one idea harm another idea is called being "single-minded." When the heart sleeps, then it dreams. When it relaxes, then it goes about on its own. #Quote by Xun Kuang
Xun quotes by Lu Xun
#48. If we want to work out a policy for the present, we must examine the past and prepare for the future, discard the material and elevate the spirit, rely on the individual and exclude the mass. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#49. But anyone who thinks themselves genuinely unbiased is bound to be taken in. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#50. I have an idea I want to test, for combining old peoples' homes and orphanages. Old people are lonely without children, children are lonely without parents. Why not bring them together? #Quote by Zhou Xun
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#51. The most horrible thing is not a government that stages public executions, but a government that secretly disposes of its victims. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#52. Human nature refers to what is in people but which they cannot study or work at achieving. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#53. In China, we think that if you want something to happen, you don't talk about it. So I will keep who I want to work with as my secret. #Quote by Zhou Xun
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#54. Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#55. If knowledge and foresight are too penetrating and deep, unify them with ease and sincerity. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#56. When you concentrate on agriculture and industry and are frugal in expenditures, Heaven cannot impoverish your state. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#57. The Americans are masters of gathering intelligence, but they don't know what to do with it. #Quote by Phạm Xuân Ẩn
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#58. Some critics argue about the exact number of millions of people murdered in the socialist Wholecaust (of which the Holocaust was a part) under Stalin, Mao, Hitler, and other socialists. I remember the retort of the historian Dr. Rex Curry: a million murdered here, a million murdered there, pretty soon you are talking a lot of people. #Quote by Lin Xun
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#59. Discontent is the wheel that moves people forward. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#60. Revolution is a bitter thing, mixed with filth and blood, not as lovely or perfect as the poets think. It is eminently down to earth, involving many humble, tiresome tasks, not so romantic as the poets think ... So it is easy for all who have romantic dreams about revolution to become disillusioned on closer acquaintance, when a revolution is actually carried out. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#61. If men refuse to be kindled, sparks can only burn themselves out, just as paper images and carriages burn out on the street during funerals. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#62. Human nature is such that people are born with a love of profit If they follow these inclinations, they will struggle and snatch from each other, and inclinations to defer or yield will die. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#63. A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#64. Men who have not known the horror of death are not likely to be awed by it. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#65. When you locate good in yourself, approve of it with determination. When you locate evil in yourself, despise it as something detestable. #Quote by Xun Zi
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#66. I have a dream that I will fulfill. And nothing else will distract me from my path. #Quote by Lu Xun
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#67. It is in the nature of things that some people should be unlucky enough to get their heads chopped off. #Quote by Lu Xun

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