The Master said, “The gentleman is distressed by his own inability, rather than the failure of others to recognize him.Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, The gentleman is troubled by his own lack of ability. He is not troubled by the fact that others do not understand him.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.