Analects 19.5

Original Text:

子夏曰日知其所亡月无忘其所能可谓好学也已矣

Translation:

Other Translations:

Zixia said, “Being aware every day of what he still lacks, and after a month’s time not forgetting what he is already capable of—a person like this can be said to love learning.”

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

Zixia said, Day by day understanding what is beyond you, month by month never forgetting what you can do—you may be called a lover of learning.

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

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