Refrain from anger
10. 禁令不明，而嚴刑以靜亂；廟筭不精，而窮兵以侵鄰。猶釤禾以計蝗蟲，伐木以殺蛣蛣作蠹蝎，減食減食作食毒以中蚤蝨，撤舍以逐雀鼠也。（卷五十 抱朴子）
10. Before a ban has been stated clearly by the government, severe punishments were enforced to suppress disorderliness. Before a well-planned military strategy has been devised, the armed forces were deployed in full force to invade a neighboring country. Is this not like cutting down the crops in order to destroy the locusts; or chopping down trees to get rid of infestations of worms or bugs; or swallowing poison in order to kill lice and fleas; or tearing down a house in order to chase away sparrows and rats?
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