Analects 4.1

Original Text:

子曰里仁为美择不处仁焉得知

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “To live in the neighborhood of the Good is fine. If one does not choose to dwell among those who are Good, how will one obtain wisdom?”

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

The Master said, Humaneness is the beauty of the community. If you can choose but do not make humaneness your home, how can you be called wise?

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

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