The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).
Confucius's estimate of what he could do, if employed to administer the government of a State.
The Master said, "If there were (any of the princes) who would employ me, in the course of twelve months, I should have done something considerable. In three years, the government would be perfected."
The Master said, 'If anyone were to employ me, in a year's time I would have brought things to a satisfactory state, and after three years I should have results to show for it.'
Le Maître dit : « Si un prince m'employait, au bout d'un an, les choses prendraient tournure ; au bout de trois ans, elles seraient parfaites. » ,
The Analects of Confucius – Lun Yu XIII. 10. (327) – Chinese off/on – Français/English
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