Analects 3.3

Original Text:

子曰人而不仁如礼何人而不仁如乐何

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “A man who is not Good – what has he to do with ritual? A man who is not Good – what has he to do with music?”

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

The Master said, A human being who lacks humaneness – what is ritual to someone like that? A human being who lacks humaneness – what is music to someone like that?

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

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