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To the Thief

Zheng Banqiao(https://lnkd.in/e6Xfp_r) had a straightforward character and was a county governor who governed incorruptibly and intelligently with integrity. As a result, there was nothing worthwhile at his home. One night, a thief entered his home, and he chanted a limerick:…

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Goethe’s Smile😊💕

The poetry of the writer Goethe was widely praised, but some people did not buy it. Once on a narrow path, Goethe met a critic who had never been accustomed to Goethe’s work. The critic said proudly: “I never give…

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The Kindness We Pay Hides Our Future Path

There is a farmer who has an excellent harvest of corn varieties every year, and he always donates his fine seeds to other villagers without hesitation. Someone asked why he was so generous? He said: I am good to others,…

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What to Leave to Our Children?

Lin Zexu, who burned the opium stocks in Humen during the Opium War, said: “子若强于我,要钱做什么?子若不如我,留钱做什么?”

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The Blind with a Lantern

Someone went home at a night and saw a blind man carrying a lantern in his hand. He asked the blind man, “You can’t see yourself, but why you are carrying a lantern?” The blind man said: “Carrying this lantern,…

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Inside SQUARE and Outside ROUND

Ancient Chinese copper coins are inside a square and outside round. It is a reflection of the Chinese philosophy of “being a ROUND person and doing things in a SQUARE way”. In short, SQUARE is #morality; ROUND is #humanity;SQUARE is #integrity, ROUND is #accessibility;SQUARE…

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Practicing the Simplicity

A traveler asked the old master: “What do you do before you understand the Dao of the universe?” Master: “Chop wood, carry water, and cook.” Traveler: “What about after getting the Dao?” Master: “Chop wood, carry water, and cook.” Traveler:…

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Teeth & Tongue👅

Legend has it that when Lao Tzu (or, Lao Zi) was fifteen, he worshipped a man named Chang Cong as his teacher. Later, the teacher became seriously ill. Lao Tzu went to visit, but couldn’t forget to ask for teaching….

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Clarification🧐

A temple was famous for a string of prayer beads worn by the Buddha. Only the old abbot and 7 disciples knew where the prayer beads were worshipped. The seven disciples were very savvy. Passing the mantle to any of…

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Remove The Weeds From Your Heart❤️

A Taoist’s disciples sat around him, waiting for the master to tell them the mysteries of life and universe. He asked his disciples: “How can we get rid of the weeds in the fields?” The disciples were dumbfounded. They didn’t…

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