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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 XII. 16. (309)

Opposite influence upon others of the superior man and the mean man.
The Master said, "The superior man seeks to perfect the admirable qualities of men, and does not seek to perfect their bad qualities. The mean man does the opposite of this."

Legge XII.16.

The Master said, 'The gentleman helps others to realize what is good in them; he does not help them to realize what is bad in them. The small man does the opposite.'

Lau [12:16]

Le Maître dit : « L'homme honorable développe ce qui est beau chez autrui et non ce qui est laid. L'homme de peu tient une conduite tout opposée. »

Couvreur XII.15.

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