Devoting Your Full Heart ②

After one act comes two acts. After three acts comes a hundred, a thousand acts. All sorts of things are pushed, and this is accomplished. After one day comes two, three, a hundred, a thousand days, and days of achievements add up and this is amasses. When this is so, oh! how can we not devote our heart at last? We should start first from one act, from one day.
The Third Year of Ansei The Fourteenth of May. “Minutes of the Head Lecturer.”

11日心一杯の事を行ひ尽②
一事より二事、三事より百事千事と、事々類を推して是れを行ひ、一日より二日、三日百日千日と、日々功を加へて是れを積まば、豈に遂に心を尽すに至たらざらんや。宜しく先づ一事より一日より始むべし。
安政三年五月十四日「講孟箚記」

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