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Post time 2007-7-9 13:55:17 |Display all floors
君子使物,不为物使。
If winter comes, can spring be frozen ahead?

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Post time 2007-7-9 14:47:48 |Display all floors
A dignified man  employs rather than being employed by materials.

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君子使物,不为物使
Gentlemen take care of things without being enslaved by them.
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Gentlemen make use of materials rather than being enslaved by materials

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A man is the owner of what he uses.
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Post time 2007-7-10 16:06:09 |Display all floors
Gentlemen may own fortunes, but never chase after them.

个人理解,“不为物使”的使,是“驱使”的意思。即,君子有了财富可以享受,但不刻意去追逐物质利益。

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