The Master said, “To hear something on the road, and then repeat it everywhere you go, is to throw Virtue away.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, Hear it along the road and expound it in the byways—this is to throw virtue away.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.