Analects 2.11

Original Text:

子曰温故而知新可以为师矣

Translation:

Other Translations:

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.

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