analect

Related to analect: Confucius

analect

1. a fragment or extract from literature.
2. a collection of teachings, as the Analects of Confucius.
See also: Proverbs
a collection of teachings, as the Analects of Confucius.
See also: Wisdom
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Here, for example, are some of the Analect of Confucius and excerpts from the edicts of Asoka.
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(15) The repercussions Zhou had to endure after "talking ghosts" would become an important historical precedent for the Analect writers, for instance Xu Wugui's (an obvious penname I could however not trace to any known author) "Tan gui bian" ["On Ghost Texts"], in "Gui gushi zhuanhao," 884-6.
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One of the sayings attributed to Confucius is usually translated: "When words lose their meaning, people lose their freedom." I thought about this analect recently as I was reading a document from a decidedly non-Confucian source.
The company is involved in the manufacturing and marketing of process analytical instruments, including Analect FTIR, PIONIR Near-Infrared, MGA Mass Spectrometers, FXi Gas Chromatographs and RPM Raman analysers.
The poetry analect, to be written in English, will be edited by journalism and literature professor and former senior editor of The Manila Bulletin Honor Blanco Cabie, first prize winner in the 16th World Congress of Poets in 2000.
Skeptics of the common people playing an active role in politics frequently repeat Confucius's remark, "when the Way prevails in the world, the common people do not debate affairs of the state." (59) Instead of taking this analect to mean that the common people do not debate affairs of the state without qualification, and hence are nonpolitical, it could be interpreted to mean that in the face of a benevolent state which rules for the sake of the people, they do not need to discuss politics.
Contrary to the common belief that Confucian education is book learning by rote, Confucius teaches his students the importance of learning from the problems encountered and not repeating one's mistakes (Analects 1.8, 9.25, 15.30, 16.9).