The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).
On the various ability of Confucius:– his sagehood not therein.
[...] 4. Lâo said, "The Master said, 'Having no official employment, I acquired many arts.'"
Lao said, 'The Master said, "I have never been proved in office. That is why I am a Jack of all trades."'
[...] Lao1 dit : « Confucius disait : “J'ai cultivé les arts, faute d'occuper une charge publique.” »
The Analects of Confucius – Lun Yu IX. 7. (216) – Chinese off/on – Français/English
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