Analects 17.13

Original Text:

子曰乡愿德之贼也

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “The village worthy is the thief of virtue.”

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

The Master said, The self-righteous villager is the thief of virtue.

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

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