#44* Fame or life: Which is dearer? Life or fortune: Which is most valuable? Gain or loss: Which is more harmful? Hence, excessive love Is
#29* Desiring to possess all under heaven by force I think this never works. All under heaven is sacred. It cannot be taken over by
#28* Knowing power, abiding in modesty; like a stream under Heaven. Like a stream under Heaven- never abandoning eternal virtue, returning at last to purity.
#24* A show-off never learns A know-it-all never shines A braggart never achieves A boaster never gets ahead All of this is most unnecessary Seen
Every day we shoot the arrow of craving from where we are now/here to some other place we are not yet. We crave very deeply
You would find your own life and the lifeworld itself flourishes with more gracefulness if you just let-go the need to improve yourself. Wait, wait: