“Understanding others is knowledge,

Understanding oneself is enlightenment;

Conquering others is power, 

conquering oneself is strength;

Contentment is wealth,

Forceful conduct is willfulness;

Not losing one’s rightful place is to endure, 

To die but not be forgotten is longevity.”
From the Tao Te Ching — Lao Tzu — Translated by Victor H. Mair

 

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