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Tao a Day -- Verse 38: The Sage's Relation to "Self"

To give without seeking reward
To help without thinking it is virtuous–
     therein lies great virtue
To keep account of your actions
To help with the hope of gaining merit–

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Greatest of Riches


While the wise man may dress in rags,
his heart holds the greatest of riches.

source: Lao Tzu, The Tao Te Ching
image: Bing/Images, Homeless Man


tao te ching * thirty-seven

‘…be content with their simple, everyday lives, in harmony, and free of desire.’

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