If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness.
The Tao, considered as unchanging, has no name.
He will strike the blow, but will be on his guard against being vain or boastful or arrogant in consequence of it.
When things (in the vegetable world) have displayed their luxuriant growth, we see each of them return to its root.
The heavy is the root of the light. The tranquil is the ruler of the hasty.
Their work was done and their undertakings were successful, while the people all said, 'We are as we are, of ourselves!