Try to seize a nation and so discover failure. Nations are living things, so cannot be got by grasping. Those who attempt to conquer will destroy. Those who grasp will find nothing to hold.
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Know the masculine and the feminine. In that knowledge become a flowing stream, strong, full, coursing through all humanity, just like a newborn babe. Know the pure; value the impure, and so
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Skillful travelers leave no trace, neither of wheel nor footstep. Skillful speakers make no remarks, spreading neither fault nor blame. Skillful mathematicians need no calculators. Skillful carpenters
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