Analects 5.27

Original Text:

子曰已矣乎吾未见能见其过而内自讼者也

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “I should just give up! I have yet to meet someone who is able to perceive his own faults and then take himself to task inwardly.”

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

The Master said, It’s hopeless! I have yet to see anyone who can recognize his faults, look inside himself, and put the blame there.

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

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