The Master said, “When it comes to being Good, defer to no one, not even your teacher.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, In matters of humaneness, do not defer even to your teacher.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.