Analects 1.16

Original Text:

子曰不患人之不己知患不知人也

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “Do not be concerned about whether or not others know you; be concerned about whether or not you know others.”

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

The Master said, Don’t worry about whether other people understand you. Worry about whether you understand other people.

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

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