All things spring up, and there is not one which


Sources: THE TAO AND ITS CHARACTERISTICS

All things spring up, and there is not one which declines to show
itself; they grow, and there is no claim made for their ownership;

they go through their processes, and there is no expectation (of a

reward for the results) The work is accomplished, and there is no

resting in it (as an achievement)



The work is done, but how no one can see;

'Tis this that makes the power not cease to be





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