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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 VIII. 9. (197)

What may, and what may not be attained to with the people.
The Master said, "The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it."

Legge VIII.9.

The Master said, 'The common people can be made to follow a path but not to understand it.'

Lau [8:9]

Le Maître dit : « On peut amener le peuple à faire ce qu'il doit ; mais on ne peut lui en faire connaître le pourquoi. »

Couvreur VIII.9.

9. Nabi bersabda, Apa yang boleh bagi rakyat, biarlah dilaksanakan, yang tidak boleh, biarlah diketahui."
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