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The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).

Lunyu II. 22. (38)

The necessity to a man of being truthful and sincere.
The Master said, "I do not know how a man without truthfulness is to get on. How can a large carriage be made to go without the crossbar for yoking the oxen to, or a small carriage without the arrangement for yoking the horses?"

Legge II.22.

The Master said, 'I do not see how a man can be acceptable who is untrustworthy in word? When a pin is missing in the yoke-bar of a large cart or in the collar-bar of a small cart, how can the cart be expected to go?'

Lau [2:22]

Le Maître dit : « Je ne sais à quoi peut être bon un homme qui manque de sincérité. Comment employer un char à bœufs sans joug, ou une petite voiture sans attelage ? »

Couvreur II.22.

Suatu pepatah ‘Orang yang tidak memiliki kepercayaan, tidak akan mengerti kegunaannya pula. Bagaikan kereta besar tanpa penarik, kereta kecil tanpa kayu penghubung kuda, penyampaiannya dapat dipahami seperti ada kepastian’.
Sugiar Yao – 2009/12/01
22. Nabi bersabda : "Seorang yang tidak dapat dipercaya (tanpa kepercayaan), entah apa yang dapat dilakukan ? Itu seumpama kereta besar yang tidak mempunyai sepasang gandaran atau seumpama kereta kecil yang tidak mempunyai sebuah gandaran, entah bagaimana menjalankannya ?"
Matakin-Indonesia – 2008/12/07
Anon. – 0 – 2006/12/05
[Xref] Lunyu XIV. 39. quotes Shi Jing I. 3. (34)
gbog – 6 Shijing 34 – 2005/12/02
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