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.