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Han Fei

Han Fei (韓非) also known as Han Feizi (韓非子) (Warring States Period, ca. 280–233 BC) was a Chinese philosopher.

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  • 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...
    • from "The Eight Villanies", Han Fei Tzu: Basic Writings, Columbia University Press, New York, 1996. Translated by Burton Watson.
  • To govern the state by law is to praise the right and blame the wrong.
    • from "Having Regulations—A Memorandum" in The Complete Works of Han Fei Tzu, Volume I, Arthur Probsthain, London, 1939. Translated by W.K. Liao.

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