He who acts (with an ulterior purpose) does harm; he





He who acts (with an ulterior purpose) does harm; he who takes hold
of a thing (in the same way) loses his hold The sage does not act

(so), and therefore does no harm; he does not lay hold (so), and

therefore does not lose his bold (But) people in their conduct of

affairs are constantly ruining them when they are on the eve of

success If they were careful at the end, as (they should be) at the

beginning, they would not so ruin them





He in whom there is truth, virtue, love, restraint, moderation, he He who always greets and constantly reveres the aged, four facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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