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Do you have the patience to wait till your mud settles and the water is clear?
Can you remain unmoving till the right action arises by itself?
The Master doesn't seek fulfillment.
Not seeking, not expecting, she is present,
and can welcome all things.
~Tao Te Ching No. 15
Take therefore no thought for the morrow, for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
~The Holy Bible Matthew 6,34
And this is the distinction which I draw between the
sight-loving, art-loving, practical class and those of whom I am speaking, and
who are alone worthy of the name of philosophers.The lovers of sounds and sights are, as I conceive, fond of
tones and colors and forms and all the artificial products that are made out of
them, but their mind is incapable of seeing or loving absolute beauty.Few are they who are able to attain to the sight of this.
And the man who believes in beautiful things but does not believe in absolute
beauty, nor is able to follow if one lead him to an understanding of it- do you
think that his life is real or a dream? Is it not a dream? For whether a man be
asleep or awake is it not dream-like to mistake the image for the real