Analects 14.27

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Other Translations:

The Master said, “The gentleman is ashamed to have his words exceed his actions.”

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

The Master said, The gentleman is ashamed to let his words outstrip his actions.

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