Ancient Words of Wisdom

Tao Te Ching



Retire

Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching


Fill a cup to its brim and it is easily spilled;
Temper a sword to its hardest and it is easily broken;
Amass the greatest treasure and it is easily stolen;
Claim credit and honour and you easily fall;
Retire once your purpose is achieved - this is natural.





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