Analects 2.2

Original Text:



Other Translations:

The Master said, “The Odes number several hundred, and yet can be judged with a single phrase: ‘Oh, they will not lead you astray'”

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

The Master said, The three hundred poems of the Book of Odes may be summed up in a single phrase: Think nothing base.

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

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