Analects 2.10

Original Text:

子曰视其所以观其所由察其所安人焉廋哉人焉廋哉

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “Look at the means a man employs, observe the basis from which he acts, and discover where it is that he feels at ease. Where can he hide? Where can he hide?”

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

The Master said, Watch what he does, observe the path he follows, examine where he comes to rest – can any person then remain a mystery? Can any person remain a mystery?

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

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