If you drink too much, you get drunk.
The engine won’t start
if you’re always tinkering with it.

If you hoard wealth,
you fall into its clutches.
If you crave success,
hyou succumb to failure.

Do what you have to do,
then walk away.
Anything else will drive you nuts.

From The Tao Te Ching
a modern interpretation of Lao Tzu

perpetrated by Ron Hogan
copyright 2002, 2004

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