Its outer fringe is all that we shall see.
If the force of arms is considered the only means of authority, it is not an auspicious instrument.
Plan for the difficult while it is still easy. The greatest things in the world are done while still slight. So wise leaders never do big things; that's how they achieve greatness.
When gold and jade fill the hall, their possessor cannot keep them safe.
If you want to govern the people, you must place yourself below them.
The space between Heaven and Earth---is it not like a bellows?