The Master said, “Both keeping past teachings alive and understanding the present – someone able to do this is worthy of being a teacher.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, Be thoroughly versed in the old, and understand the new – then you can be a teacher.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.