“After a war is fought, bad years are sure to follow. Therefore, one who follows the true nature will understand the principle of cause and effect and shall not rely upon the strength of force.”—Tao te Ching
“Hence, a person of virtue acts as if he were the debtor.
And a person without virtue acts as if he were the creditor that demands only from others.”—Tao Te Ching
Less is more?
Choosing the right way to think about an academic question can sometimes be as important as your level of intelligence or your knowledge.