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biàn ㄅㄧㄢˋ (5): 言辭漂亮,巧言。 Cunning words.
墨子·修身》:務言而緩行,雖必不聽。
He will not be listened to who talks much but is slow in action, even though he is discerning.
道德經》:善者不者不善。
Those who are skilled (in the Dao) do not dispute (about it); the disputatious are not skilled in it.
揚子法言》:焦逆訐而順守之,雖,劘虎牙矣!
Mao Jiao opposed and criticized Qin Shi Huang, and yet got along and protected himself. But even though he was persuasive, was he not brushing the tiger's teeth?
韓非子》:今如耳,萬乘之相也,外有大國之意,其心不在衛,雖智,亦不為寡人用,吾是以不相也。
荀子·非相》:,君子不聽。
呂氏春秋·悔過》:所不至,說者雖,為道雖精,不能見矣。

See also: 辨(3.2)


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