Analects 6.20

Original Text:

子曰知之者不如好之者好之者不如乐之者

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “One who knows it is not the equal of one who loves it, and one who loves it is not the equal of one who takes joy in it.”

Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.

The Master said, To know it is not as good as to approve it. To approve it is not as good as to find joy in it.

Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.

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