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The sage wears rough clothing and holds the jewel in his heart.

People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.

To be worn out is to be renewed.

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.

The world is won by those who let it go.

He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving.

It is the empty space which makes the room useful.

The nameless is the beginning of heaven and earth

He who knows does not speak; he who speaks does not know.

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.

A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.

To see things in the seed, that is genius.

Governing a large country is like frying a small fish. You spoil it with too much poking.

Mastering others is strength. Mastering oneself makes you fearless.

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