The Master said, “Do not worry that you are not recognized by others; worry rather that you yourself lack ability.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, Don’t worry about others’ not understanding you. Worry about your own lack of ability.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.