Analects 4.23

Original Text:

子曰以约失之者鲜矣

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “Very few go astray who comport themselves with restraint.”

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

The Master said, Those who go wrong by holding back are few.

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

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