Lun Yu Introduction Table of content – The Analects of Confucius

The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).

Lunyu VII. 16. (166)

The joy of Confucius independent of outward circumstances.
The Master said, "With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow;– I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness, are to me as a floating cloud."

Legge VII.15.

The Master said, 'In the eating of coarse rice and the drinking of water, the using of one's elbow for a pillow, joy is to be found. Wealth and rank attained through immoral means have as much to do with me as passing clouds.'

Lau [7:16]

Le Maître dit : « Fût-on réduit à manger une grossière nourriture, à boire de l'eau, et à reposer la nuit la tète appuyée sur son bras, on y trouvera de la joie au milieu de ses privations. Les richesses et les dignités obtenues injustement me paraissent comme des nuages qui passent. »

Couvreur VII.15.

16. Nabi bersabda, "Dengan makan nasi kasar, minum air tawar dan tangan dilipat sebagai bantal, orang masih dapat merasakan kebahagiaan di dalamnya. Maka harta dan kemuliaan yang tidak berlandaskan Kebenaran, bagiKu laksana awan yang berlalu".
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