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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 VII. 34. (184)

What Confucius declined to be considered, and what he claimed.
The Master said, "The sage and the man of perfect virtue;– how dare I rank myself with them? It may simply be said of me, that I strive to become such without satiety, and teach others without weariness." Kung-hsî Hwâ said, "This is just what we, the disciples, cannot imitate you in."

Legge VII.33.

The Master said, 'How dare I claim to be a sage or a benevolent man? Perhaps it might be said of me that I learn without flagging and teach without growing weary.' Kung-hsi Hua said, 'This is precisely where we disciples are unable to learn from your example.'

Lau [7:34]

Le Maître dit : « Oserais-je penser que je possède la sainteté ou la Vertu [suprême] ? Mais, tout ce que je puis dire, c'est que je m'y attelle sans jamais en éprouver de dégoût, et les enseigne sans jamais me lasser. » Koung si Houa dit : « Ce sont précisément deux choses que nous autres, disciples, ne parvenons pas à apprendre. »

Couvreur VII.33.

34. a. Nabi bersabda, "Untuk menjadi seorang Nabi atau seorang yang berperi Cinta Kasih, bagaimanakah Aku berani mengatakan ? Tetapi di dalam hal belajar dengan tidak merasa jemu, mendidik orang dengan tidak merasa capai, orang boleh mengatakan hal itu bagiKu."
b. Gong Xi-hua berkata, "Justru dalam hal itulah murid-murid tidak dapat mencapainya."
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