Too many colors confuse The sight; too much music Deafens; too many flavors Numb the mouth; A wild chase shakes The mind; Precious objects rob Right action. So the enlightened Satisfy the belly, Not the eye. Avoiding one, The other is easy.
1. The old done folks in frowning faces in the oil paintings on the wall look so historical say so much about . . . 2. No, a porpoise never could do fire; nor a dolphin set one. Nor do they smirk, those dolphins, those porpoises and fishes; no frowns seriously from a wall, 3. … More What Hasn’t a Historical
The cosmos is neither “good” nor “evil” by human standards. The cosmos treats all like a straw dog. Earthly rulers too treat others like so many straw dogs. The space between heaven and earth is empty like a bellows, moving and moving and out comes more. Take care with what is within yourself; the outside … More Tao 5
Thirty spokes make A wheel, yet it is The hole at the center That makes it work. Clay forms bowls yet It is the hollowness that Makes them useful. Walls make a room yet The empty space Is where we live. What is there is useful, Yet so is what is not.