The Master said, “When the multitude hates a person, you must examine them and judge for yourself. The same holds true for someone whom the multitude love.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, When everyone hates someone, look into the matter carefully. When everyone likes someone, look into the matter carefully.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.