Water On The Mountain: The Image Of Obstruction. Thus The Superior Man Turns His Attention To Himself And Molds His Character.
Water on the mountain:
The image of Obstruction.
Thus the superior man turns his attention to himself
And molds his character.
A spring wells up at the foot of the mountain: The image of Youth.
Thus the superior man fosters his character By thoroughness in all that he does....
At the foot of the mountain, the lake: The image of Decrease.
Thus the superior man controls his anger And restrains his instincts....
At the foot of the mountain, thunder: The image of Providing Nourishment.
Thus the superior man is careful of his words And temperate in eating and drinking....
A lake on the mountain: The image of Influence. Thus the superior man encourages people to approach him By his readiness to receive them.
There is no water in the lake: The image of Exhaustion.
Thus the superior man stakes his life On following his will....
Thunder repeated: the image of Shock. Thus in fear and trembling The superior man sets his life in order And examines himself.
The sun rises over the earth: The image of Progress.
Thus the superior man himself Brightens his bright virtue...
Thunder on the mountain: The image of Preponderance of the Small.
Thus in his conduct the superior man gives preponderance to reverence....