Analects 4.16

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Other Translations:

The Master said, “The gentleman understands rightness, whereas the petty person understands profit.”

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

The Master said, The gentleman is alert to what is right. The petty man is alert to what is profitable.

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

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