The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).
The happy effect of learning and propriety combined.
The Master said, "The superior man, extensively studying all learning, and keeping himself under the restraint of the rules of propriety, may thus likewise not overstep what is right."
The Master said, 'The gentleman widely versed in culture but brought back to essentials by the rites can, I suppose, be relied upon not to turn against what he stood for.'
Le Maître dit : « L'homme honorable étend ses connaissances par les livres, et les ordonne grâce aux rites ; il parvient ainsi à ne rien trahir. »
The Analects of Confucius – Lun Yu VI. 27. (147) – Chinese on/off – Français/English
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