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 XVII. 26. (473)

The difficulty of improvement in advanced years.
The Master said, "When a man at forty is the object of dislike, he will always continue what he is."

Legge XVII.26.

The Master said, 'If by the age of forty a man is still disliked there is no hope for him.'

Lau [17:26]

Le Maître dit : « Celui qui, à quarante ans, est encore haï, le restera jusqu'à la fin de ses jours. »

Couvreur XVII.25.

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