The Master said, “The gentleman is proud, but not competitive. He is sociable, but not partisan.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, The gentleman is proud but not contentious; he joins with others but is not cliquish.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.