Analects 7.1

Original Text:

子曰述而不作信而好古窃比于我老彭

Translation:

Other Translations:

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.

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