The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).
One's work is with one's self:– against making comparisons.
Tsze-kung was in the habit of comparing men together. The Master said, "Tsze must have reached a high pitch of excellence! Now, I have not leisure for this."
Tzu-kung was given to grading people. The Master said, 'How superior Ssu is! For my part I have no time for such things.'
Tzeu koung s'occupait à juger les autres. Le Maître dit : « Seu1 est donc déjà un grand sage ! Moi, je n'ai pas le temps2. »
The Analects of Confucius – Lun Yu XIV. 29. (376) – Chinese off/on – Français/English
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