The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).
To be able to teach others one must from his old stores be continually developing things new.
The Master said, "If a man keeps cherishing his old knowledge, so as continually to be acquiring new, he may be a teacher of others."
The Master said, 'A man is worthy of being a teacher who gets to know what is new by keeping fresh in his mind what he is already familiar with.'
Le Maître dit : « Celui qui repasse dans son esprit ce qu'il sait déjà, et par ce moyen acquiert de nouvelles connaissances1, pourra bientôt enseigner les autres. »
The Analects of Confucius – Lun Yu II. 11. (27) – Chinese off/on – Français/English
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