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. 20. (367)

Extravagant speech hard to be made good.
The Master said, "He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good."

Legge XIV.21.

The Master said, 'Claims made immodestly are difficult to live up to.'

Lau [14:20]

Le Maître dit : « Celui qui ne craint pas de promettre de grandes choses a de la peine à les exécuter. »

Couvreur XIV.21.

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