Lun Yu Introduction Table of content – The Analects of Confucius

The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).

Lunyu XIV. 10. (357)

It is harder to bear poverty aright than to carry riches.
The Master said, "To be poor without murmuring is difficult. To be rich without being proud is easy."

Legge XIV.11.

The Master said, 'It is more difficult not to complain of injustice when poor than not to behave with arrogance when rich.'

Lau [14:10]

Le Maître dit : « Il est plus difficile de se défendre de l'amertume dans la pauvreté que de l'orgueil dans l'opulence. »

Couvreur XIV.11.

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