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Confucius , Simon Leys
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This is the Confucius translation for our time. -- Jonathan Mirsky, The Times [London]

Language Notes

Text: English, Chinese (translation)
Original Language: Chinese --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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About the Author

Simon Leys is the pseudonym of Pierre Ryckmans, a noted scholar and astringent observer of Chinese culture and politics.

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12.22 (308) Chi Fan asked about the benevolence, Confucius said: "Loving human beings." Chi fan asked about the knowledge, Confucius said: "Understanding human beings."

18.10 (476) The Lord Zhou told Lord Lu: "A gentle Lord does not neglect his relatives, dose not make the senior officials to complain that they are not appointed again, does not abandon the old assistants and friends if they have no big problem, and does not demand the purity to everyone."

8.14 (202) Confucius said: "Not being on the position, not thinking about the business of the position." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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