【译文】When conducting yourself in society, it is wise to be ready to make concessions. To retreat a pace is to make a good preparation for a later advance. To treat others with kindness is part of your own happiness, for by benefiting others you lay the foundation for your own future benefit.
【英文译文】To make a concession to others in social intercourse is a sign of wit where lies a flight of anticipatory stairs, from which more progress can be made in the future. To be tolerant toward others is a sort of felicity where lies the foundation, on which things can be done to benefit both others and yourself.