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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 XV. 27. (418)

The danger of specious words, and of impatience.
The Master said, "Specious words confound virtue. Want of forbearance in small matters confounds great plans."

Legge XV.26.

The Master said, 'Artful words will ruin one's virtue; the lack of self-restraint in small matters will bring ruin to great plans..'

Lau [15:27]

Le Maître dit : « Les discours madrés se font passer pour la Vertu. Une légère impatience ruine de grands projets. »

Couvreur XV.26.

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