Deep People

In discussing matters of the world, shallow people judge by success or failure. Deep people judge by righteousness or wickedness. That is all there is.
The Third Year of Ansei. “Essays Near the Thicket of Dates.”

29日深き者は
世人の事を論ずる、浅き者は事の成敗を視、深き者は人の忠奸を視る。かくの如くのみ。
安政三年「叢棗随筆」

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