The Master said, “The gentleman harmonizes, and does not merely agree. The petty person agrees, but he does not harmonize.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, The gentleman acts in harmony with others but does not ape them. The petty man apes others but is not in harmony with them.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.