Real words are not in vain,
Vain words are not real;
And since those who argue prove nothing
A sensible person does not argue.
Sensible people are wiser than they know,
While a fool knows more than is wise.
Therefore, a sensible person does not devise resources:
The greater my use to others
The greater their use to me,
The more I yield to others
The more they yield to me.
The way of life cleaves without cutting:
Which, without needing to say,
Should be our way also.