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. 30. (377)

Concern should be about our personal attainment, and not about the estimation of others.
The Master said, "I will not be concerned at men's not knowing me; I will be concerned at my own want of ability."

Legge XIV.32.

The Master said, 'It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your own lack of them.'

Lau [14:30]

Le Maître dit : « Ne t'afflige pas d'être méconnu des hommes, mais plutôt d'être incompétent. »

Couvreur XIV.32.

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