The Master said, “People are true to type with regard to what sort of mistakes they make. Observe closely the sort of mistakes a person makes – then you will know his character.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, People’s errors vary with the category they belong to. Look at the errors, and you know the degree of humaneness.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.