1. The Master said, 'I have not seen a person
who loved virtue, or one who hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue,
would esteem nothing above it. He who hated what is not virtuous, would
practice virtue in such a way that he would not allow anything that is not
virtuous to approach his person.
2. 'Is any one able for one day to apply his
strength to virtue? I have not seen the case in which his strength would be
3. 'Should there possibly be any such case, I
have not seen it.'