TAO TE CHING 45

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Great perfection seems imperfect

Yet its use is never exhausted

Great fullness seems empty

Yet its use is without bounds

Truth and justice at their best

Seem crooked and wrong

Skill and intelligence at their best

Seem clumsy and stupid

Eloquence at its best

Seems stammering and tongue-tied

Restless activity overcomes cold

Motionless tranquillity overcomes heat

Become still

Tranquil

Impeccable

And all Below Heaven

Will be as it should