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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 II. 17. (33)

There should be no pretense in the profession of knowledge, or the denial of ignorance.
The Master said, "Yû, shall I teach you what knowledge is? When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it;– this is knowledge."

Legge II.17.

The Master said, 'Yu, shall I tell you what it is to know. To say you know when you know, and to say you do not when you do not, that is knowledge.'

Lau [2:17]

Le Maître dit : « Iou1, veux-tu que je t'enseigne le moyen d'arriver à la connaissance ? Ce qu'on sait, savoir qu'on le sait ; ce qu'on ne sait pas, savoir qu'on ne le sait pas : c'est savoir véritablement. »

1. Tzeu lou.

Couvreur II.17.

Suatu pepatah 'Bersemangatlah, membimbing para wanita hingga terbiasa mengerti hal ini. Mengerti hal ini karena mengerti hal ini, tidak mengerti hal ini karena tidak mengerti hal ini adalah merasa mengerti pula'.
Sugiar Yao – 2009/12/01
17. Nabi bersabda : "You (Zi-lu) , Kuberi tahu apa artinya 'mengerti' itu ! Bila mengerti berlakulah sebagai orang yang mengerti ; bila tidak mengerti berlakulah sebagai orang yang tidak mengerti. Itulah yang dinamai 'mengerti'."
Matakin-Indonesia – 2008/12/07
fourth character in should be marked indicate this is not nu3 (woman) but nu3 (you). — Y.R.
Anon. – 2006/12/09
Anon. – 2006/12/06
Anon. – 8 – 2006/12/05
[Xref] Lunyu XIII. 22. refers to 32th hexagram of the I Ching (third line)
gbog – 9 Yijing 32 – 2005/12/02
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