The Master said, “The common people can be made to follow it, but they cannot be made to understand it.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, The common people can be made to follow a course, but cannot be made to understand why they should do so.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.