人而無信,不知其可

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Etymology[edit]

A quote from the Analects of Confucius.

Literally: If a man has no honesty, it cannot be known what he can be suitable for.

Proverb[edit]

人而無信不知其可 (traditional, Pinyin rén ér wú xìn, bù zhī qí kě, simplified 人而无信,不知其可)

  1. A man without honesty is capable of nothing.

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