1. The Master asked Kung-ming Chia about
Kung-shu Wan, saying, 'Is it true that your master speaks not, laughs not, and
2. Kung-ming Chia replied, 'This has arisen
from the reporters going beyond the truth.--My master speaks when it is the
time to speak, and so men do not get tired of his speaking. He laughs when
there is occasion to be joyful, and so men do not get tired of his laughing. He
takes when it is consistent with righteousness to do so, and so men do not get
tired of his taking.' The Master said, 'So! But is it so with him?'