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修身卷第三 - Cultivating the Self

English translation: Jeffrey S. Bullock [?] Library Resources
8 修身卷第... :
上交不諂,下交不驕,則可以有為矣。或曰:「君子自守,奚其交?」曰:「天地交,萬物生;人道交,功勛成,奚其守?」
Cultivating the Self:...:
If he does not flatter in interacting with superiors and does not boast in interacting with inferiors, then he can create friendships.
Someone said: The junzi keeps to himself; why must he interact with others?
Yangzi said: When Heaven and Earth interact, the myriad things are born; when men interact with the Dao, accomplishments of merit are completed. Why must he keep to himself?

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