When agreements are made according to what is right, what is spoken can be made good

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此句是《论语。学而》里面的,信近于义,言可复也。恭近于礼,远耻辱也。现代意思就是信用符合道义,诺言就可以兑现。恭敬合乎礼节,就不致遭受羞辱。

When agreements are made according to what is right, what is spoken can be made good.
When respect is shown according to what is proper, one keeps far from shame and disgrace. (James Legge)
信近于义,言可复也。恭近于礼,远耻辱也。                                                      《论语。学而》

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