Analects 14.33

Original Text:

曰骥不称其力称其德也

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “One does not praise a thoroughbred horse for its physical strength, but rather for its character.”

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

he Master said, The famous horse Qi was praised not for his strength but for his virtue.

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

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