Analects 4.12

Original Text:

子曰放于利而行多怨

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “If in your affairs you abandon yourself to the pursuit of profit, you will arouse much resentment.”

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

The Master said, Act only with profit in mind, and you face much rancor.

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

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