Xunzi (Hsün Tzu)

Xunzi (Hsün Tzu, c. 312-230 BCE)

“Through rites Heaven and earth join in harmony, the sun and moon shine, the four seasons proceed in order, the stars and constellations march, the rivers flow, and all things flourish.”

  • From Hsün Tzu’s Basic Writings (chapter/section 19), translated by Burton Watson (Columbia University Press, 1963, 1996).


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