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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. 13. (306)

To prevent better than to determine litigations.
The Master said, "In hearing litigations, I am like any other body. What is necessary, however, is to cause the people to have no litigations."

Legge XII.13.

The Master said, 'In hearing litigation, I am no different from any other man. But if you insist on a difference, it is, perhaps, that I try to get the parties not to resort to litigation in the first place.

Lau [12:13]

Le Maître dit : « Instruire un procès, je le puis, tout comme un autre. L'important serait de faire qu'il n'y eût plus de procès. »

Couvreur XII.13.

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