#33* Knowing others: lucidity. Knowing self: brilliance.† Defeating others: strength. Defeating self: discipline. Contentedness: wealth. Perseverance: will. Never losing self: endurance. Dead yet unforgotten: longevity.
The Encompassing flows always with ease and already in due time. How can you detain This by clinging to unconstant things or thinking fleeting concepts?
This is so to the point of how “health” & “beauty” get reduced to “physique” & “prettiness.” People would do well to close their eyes