Analects 5.12

Original Text:



Other Translations:

Zigong said, “What I do not wish others to do unto me, I also wish not to do unto others.”

The Master said, “Ah, Zigong! That is something quite beyond you.”

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

Zigong said, What I don’t want others to do to me, I want to avoid doing to others. The Master said, Si (Zigong), you haven’t gotten to that stage yet.

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

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