The price of impulsiveness

WXLYG-39

子路有聞,未之能行,唯恐有聞。
When Zilu had learned something, his only fear was that he might learn something else before he had the chance to put it into practice.

Zilu was notorious for his impulsiveness. Although he was obviously well aware of this weakness, he ended up paying the ultimate price for it, suffering a grizzly death in the state of Wei in 480 BC after rashly attempting to rescue Kong Kui (孔悝), who he was working for at the time.

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