#Tao te Ching 77

The Way of heaven is like
Stringing a bow: The top
Comes down, the bottom
Goes up. Just so heaven
Gives when there is little,
Takes when there is a lot.

It is the Way of Heaven
To give and to take.
Humans do not do this—
We take without giving.

Who takes, then gives
To all? The one who
Knows The Way.

Wise ones act without
Expectation; do what
Needs to be done
Without dwelling on it;
Do not wish to be
Seen as extraordinary.

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