Analects 7:37

Confucius was gracious yet grave, imposing yet un-abusive, and respectful yet composedly calm.

The Master was mild, and yet dignified; majestic, and yet not fierce; respectful, and yet easy. L

The Master was affable, yet grave; stern, but not fierce; attentive in his behaviour, and yet calm. G

Confucius, in his look, was gracious but serious; he was awe-inspiring but not austere; he was earnest but unaffected. K


The jen person effortlessly embodies the chung yung.