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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 XVII. 14. (461)

Swiftness to speak incompatible with the cultivation of virtue.
The Master said, "To tell, as we go along, what we have heard on the way, is to cast away our virtue."

Legge XVII.14.

The Master said, 'The gossip-monger is the outcast of virtue.'

Lau [17:14]

Le Maître dit : « Répéter en chemin à tous les passants ce que l'on a appris de bon en chemin1, c'est jeter la Vertu au vent. »

1. Sans se donner la peine de le méditer ni de le mettre en pratique.

Couvreur XVII.14.

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