Retainers today know how to speak carefully to their lord, but know not how to befriend him. They know how to respect their lord, but know not how to love him.
The Fifth Year of Ansei, the Sixth of the New Year. “Words of a Lunatic.”
Posted by Motowori on 2012 July 17
Chou Kou Chi…said, “If the Son of Heaven has seven vassals who will argue with him, then though the road might disappear, all under Heaven cannot be lost.” Those moralist teachers cannot reach this sort of keen insight even in their dreams.
The Third Year of Ansei, the 24th of October. “Essays by a Quiet Window.”
Posted by Motowori on 2012 July 14