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 XV. 29. (420)

Priciples of duty an instrument in the hand of man.
The Master said, "A man can enlarge the principles which he follows; those principles do not enlarge the man."

Legge XV.28.

The Master said, 'It is Man who is capable of broadening the Way. It is not the Way that is capable of broadening Man.'

Lau [15:29]

Le Maître dit : « L'homme peut développer la Voie ; mais ce n'est pas la Voie qui développe l'homme1. »

1. S'il ne fait aucun effort.

Couvreur XV.28.

Anon. – 2006/12/05
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