When armies are mobilized and issues are joined The man who is sorry over the fact will win.
When a person puts on a show, trying to appear great, their mediocrity is soon exposed.
When the people have many weapons, the nation grows more benighted.
When things (in the vegetable world) have displayed their luxuriant growth, we see each of them return to its root.
When one knows that he is his mother's child, and proceeds to guard (the qualities of) the mother that belong to him, to the end of his life he will be free from all peril.
When the best leader's work is done the people say, "We did it ourselves."