Let Everything Be Allowed To Do What It Naturally Does, So That Its Nature Will Be Satisfied.
Let everything be allowed to do what it naturally does, so that its nature
will be satisfied.
-- Chuang Tzu
The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity.
... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, happened once to meet in the realm of Chaos, the god of the center....
Standards are different for all things, so the standard set by man is by no means the only 'certain' standard.
If you mistake what is relative for something certain, you have strayed far from the ultimate truth....
The perfect man uses his mind as a mirror. It grasps nothing.
It regrets nothing. It receives but does not keep. -- Chuang Tzu...
All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.
To let understanding stop at what can be understood is a high attainment.
Those who cannot do it will be destroyed on the lathe of heaven. -- Chuang Tse XXIII...
Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education. -- Chuang-tzu
I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
When the body sleeps, the soul is enfolded in One. -- Chuang Tzu