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論語   By: (551 BC - 479 BC)

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"Lunyu" by Unknown is a collection of teachings and conversations of Confucius, compiled after his death by his disciples. This ancient Chinese text offers profound insights into ethics, morality, and the importance of cultivating oneself for the betterment of society.

The teachings of Confucius are not only relevant to his time but continue to resonate with readers today. The emphasis on filial piety, respect for elders, and the importance of self-improvement are themes that have stood the test of time.

The simple yet profound wisdom found in "Lunyu" encourages readers to reflect on their own actions and relationships with others. While some may find the text challenging due to its cultural and historical context, the core principles of benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and integrity are universal and can be applied in any era.

Overall, "Lunyu" is a timeless classic that offers valuable lessons on how to live a virtuous life and contribute positively to society. It is a must-read for anyone interested in philosophy, ethics, or Eastern thought.

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學而第一

1. 子曰:「學而時習之,不亦說乎?有朋自遠方來,不亦樂乎?人不知而不慍,不亦君子乎?」

2. 有子曰:「其為人也孝弟,而好犯上者,鮮矣;不好犯上,而好作亂者,未之有也。君子務本,本立而道生。孝弟也者,其為仁之本與!」

3. 子曰:「巧言、令色,鮮矣仁!」

4. 曾子曰:「吾日三省吾身,為人謀而不忠乎?與朋友交而不信乎?傳不習乎?」

5. 子曰:「道千乘之國,敬事而信,節用而愛人,使民以時。」

6. 子曰:「弟子入則孝,出則弟,謹而信,汎愛眾,而親仁。行有餘力,則以學文。」

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