Analects 15.15

Original Text:

子曰躬自厚而薄责于人则远怨矣

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “Demand much of yourself, but ask little of others, and you will keep resentment at a distance.” The Master said, “Demand much of yourself, but ask little of others, and you will keep resentment at a distance.”

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

The Master said, Be hard on yourself; go lightly when you blame others—that way you stay clear of resentment.

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

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