Analects 19.7

Original Text:

子夏曰百工居肆以成其事君子学以致其道

Translation:

Other Translations:

Zixia said, “The various artisans dwell in their workshops in order to perfect their crafts, just as the gentleman learns in order to reach the end of his Way.”

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

Zixia said, The hundred craftsmen stay in their workshops in order to accomplish their tasks. The gentleman studies in order to perfect his Way.

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

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