Analects 13.12

Original Text:

子曰如有王者必世而后仁

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “If a true king were to arise, though, we would certainly see a return to Goodness after a single generation.”

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

The Master said, Even if we had a true king, it would require a generation before humaneness would prevail.

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

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