前倨后恭……

“於是六国从合而并力焉。苏秦为从约长,并相六国。

北报赵王,乃行过雒阳,车骑辎重,诸侯各发使送之甚众,疑於王者。周显王闻之恐惧,除道,使人郊劳。苏秦之昆弟妻嫂侧目不敢仰视,俯伏侍取食。苏秦笑谓其嫂曰:“何前倨而後恭也?”嫂委蒲服,以面掩地而谢曰:“见季子位高金多也。”苏秦喟然叹曰:“此一人之身,富贵则亲戚畏惧之,贫贱则轻易之,况众人乎!且使我有雒阳负郭田二顷,吾岂能佩六国相印乎!”於是散千金以赐宗族朋友。”

——司马迁《史记·苏秦列传》

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"In the designs of Providence. There are no mere coincidences."
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