Analects 8.14

Original Text:

子曰不在其位不谋其政

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “Do not discuss matters of government policy that do not fall within the scope of your official duties.”

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

The Master said, If one does not hold the position, one does not dictate the policies that go with it.

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

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