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Page 124 - But here is the finger of God, a flash of the will that can, Existent behind all laws, that made them and, lo, they are! And I know not if, save in this, such gift be allowed to man, That out of three sounds he frame, not a fourth sound, but a star.
Page 74 - What Confucius teaches is true; what is contrary to his teaching is false ; what he does not teach is unnecessary." This was the creed of the Confucian scholar twenty-five centuries ago, and it is the creed of the Confucian scholar to-day. We may well ask, therefore, what did Confucius teach ? In the Confucian system everything centred in the family. The same virtues are required in the head of the family as in...
Page 119 - Speak to Him, thou, for He hears, and spirit with Spirit can meet — Closer is He than breathing, nearer than hands and feet.
Page 96 - Is it not pleasant to learn with a constant perseverance and application ? 2. "Is it not delightful to have friends coming from distant quarters ? 3. ' ' Is he not a man of complete virtue, who feels no discomposure though men may take no note of him ?
Page 100 - Dogs watch by night ; the cock announces the morning; If any refuse to learn, how can they be esteemed men ? The silkworm spins silk, the bee gathers honey ; If men neglect to learn, they are inferior to brutes.
Page 51 - German methods. He tells us the recent arrangements with Russia were made on the urgent appeal of the populations for protection against the Red Guard and other bands, and, therefore, undertaken in the name of humanity. We know that the East is the East and the West is the West and that the German policy of the West is entirely different from the German policy of the East. The German policy in the East recently has been directed toward preventing atrocities and devastation in the interest of humanity,...
Page 2 - The difficulties which my health, my indecision, my 'procrastination,' as M. de Charlus called it, placed in the way of my carrying out any project, had made me put off from day to day, from month to month, from year to year, the elucidation of certain suspicions as also the accomplishment of certain desires.