bobby1933 (bobby1933) wrote in daily_tao,
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Chapter nine: Being quiet

Brim-fill the bowl,
it will spill over,
Keep sharpening the blade,
you'll soon blunt it.

Nobody can protect
a house full of gold and jade.

Wealth, status, pride,
are their own ruin.
To do good, work well, and lie low
is the way of the blessing.

Ursula Le Guin, 1998
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