The way is the beginning of all beings and the measure of right and wrong.
from "The Way of the Ruler", Han Fei Tzu: Basic Writings, Columbia University Press, New York, 1996. Translated by Burton Watson.
In dealing with those who share his bed, the enlightened ruler may enjoy their beauty but should not listen to their special pleas...Han Fei
To govern the state by law is to praise the right and blame the wrong.Han Fei
Remote fountains are of little help to nearby fires.Han Fei