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The superior man ordinarily considers the left hand the most honourable





Source: THE TAO AND ITS CHARACTERISTICS


The superior man ordinarily considers the left hand the most
honourable place, but in time of war the right hand Those sharp
weapons are instruments of evil omen, and not the instruments of the
superior man;--he uses them only on the compulsion of necessity Calm
and repose are what he prizes; victory (by force of arms) is to him
undesirable To consider this desirable would be to delight in the
slaughter of men; and he who delights in the slaughter of men cannot
get his will in the kingdom





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