The Master said, “By nature people are similar; they diverge as the result of practice.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, In nature close to one another, in practice far apart.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.