Analects 14.28

Original Text:

子曰君子道者三我无能焉仁者不忧知者不惑勇者不惧子贡曰夫子自道也

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “The Way of the gentleman is threefold, and yet I have not been able to achieve any aspect of it: ‘The Good do not worry, the wise are not confused, and the courageous do not fear.’ ”

Zigong replied, “[By quoting this saying], the Master has in fact described himself.”

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

he Master said, The Way of the gentleman has three characteristics that are still beyond me. The humane are never anxious; the wise, never perplexed; the brave, never afraid.

Zigong said, Master, that is your own Way.

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

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