Thursday, August 11, 2016

Sage Wisdom

Listen, the coming of disasters is given birth by man himself, and the coming of good fortunes is created by man on his own. Disaster and good fortune come through the same gate, and advantage and harm are neighbors. But if you're not a sage, you won't understanding this well.

---The Huai Nan, A collection of essays resulting from a series of scholarly debates 
at the court of Liu AnKing of Huainan, circa 135 Before the Common Era.---

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