人之初： At the beginning of life,
性本善： Sex is good.
性相近： Basically, all sex are the same.
習相遠： But it depends on how you do it.
苟不教： If you do not practice,
性乃遷： Sex will move away from you.
教之道： The way of doing it should be properly taught
貴以專： You must be faithful to one and only partner
昔孟母： Once there was a great mother, Mrs Meng
擇鄰處： Chose neighborhood to avoid bad influence.
子不學： If you don’t learn,
斷機杼： Your organ will snap and become useless.
竇燕山： There was the famous Mr Dou Yan Shan
有義方： Had a very effective secret medicine.
教五子： All his five sons took it.
名俱揚： And their capabilities were well known.
養不教： If children don’t know how to do it properly,
父之過： It is their father’s fault.
教不嚴： If they are not taught in a serious manner,
師之惰： Their teacher must be too lazy.
子不學： Though you may refuse to learn,
非所宜： But it is a big mistake.
幼不學： If you don’t learn it from childhood,
老何為： You will lose your ability when you are older,
玉不琢： If you don’t exercise your organ often,
不成器： It won’t become hard and strong.
人不學： If you don’t learn about it,
不知義： You won’t know the true meaning of life.