April 13, 2013

True and Full

You can light a thousand candles. You can study a thousand books. You can speak a thousand beautiful words. Yet, remember that ritual and talk are an empty shell. To be full of goodness, your acts must be true and full of the wisdom of the Dao. A water bottle may promise the quenching of thirst, but if the bottle is empty or the water is fouled, it is of no use to the thirsty.

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