Analects 13.27

Original Text:

子曰刚毅木讷近仁

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “Resolute, decisive, straightforward, and reticent—these qualities are close to Goodness.”

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

The Master said, The firm, the bold, the simple, the slow in speech are near to humaneness.

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

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