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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • tz Hsia, when governor of Ch-fu, asked for advice on government.

  • tz Chang asked: What must a man do in order to be considered distinguished?

  • tz Kung said: I am anxious to avoid doing to others that which I would not have them do to me.

  • tz Kung asked which was the man of greater worth, Shih or Shang.

  • tz Lu asked if he should at once put the precepts which he heard into practice.

  • tz Kung was fond of weighing other men's merits and defects.

  • tz Kung asked, saying: What may be said of a man who is beloved by all his fellow-townsmen?

  • The Master said, tz'u, dost thou not take me for a man that has learnt much and thought it over?

  • Lao tz imagined the universe to be informed by an omnipresent, omnipotent Principle, which he called Tao.

    China and the Chinese Herbert Allen Giles
  • I would reply with the ancient wisdom of Lao tz—'By many words wit is exhausted; it is better to preserve a mien.'

    Caravans By Night Harry Hervey

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