Ancient Words of Wisdom

Tao Te Ching



Contentment

Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching

Health or reputation: which is held dearer?
Health or possessions: which has more worth?
Profit or loss: which is more troublesome?

Great love incurs great expense,
And great wealth incurs great fear,
But contentment comes at no cost.
For who knows when to stop
Does not continue into danger,
And so may long endure.



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