He who stands on his tiptoes does not stand firm;





He who stands on his tiptoes does not stand firm; he who stretches
his legs does not walk (easily) (So), he who displays himself does

not shine; he who asserts his own views is not distinguished; he who

vaunts himself does not find his merit acknowledged; he who is self-

conceited has no superiority allowed to him Such conditions, viewed

from the standpoint of the Tao, are like remnants of food, or a tumour

on the body, which all dislike Hence those who pursue (the course)

of the Tao do not adopt and allow them





He who seeking his own happiness punishes or kills beings He who takes refuge with Buddha, the Law, and the facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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