Therefore the sentence-makers have thus expressed themselves:-- 'The Tao,





Therefore the sentence-makers have thus expressed themselves:--


'The Tao, when brightest seen, seems light to lack;

Who progress in it makes, seems drawing back;

Its even way is like a rugged track

Its highest virtue from the vale doth rise;

Its greatest beauty seems to offend the eyes;

And he has most whose lot the least supplies

Its firmest virtue seems but poor and low;

Its solid truth seems change to undergo;

Its largest square doth yet no corner show

A vessel great, it is the slowest made;

Loud is its sound, but never word it said;

A semblance great, the shadow of a shade'





Therefore the sages got their knowledge without travelling; gave their (right) Therefore when one is making the Tao his business, those facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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