The Master said, “I transmit rather than innovate. I trust in and love the ancient ways. I might thus humbly compare myself to Old Peng.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, A transmitter and not a maker, trusting in and loving antiquity, I venture to compare myself with our Old Peng.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.