When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
When Heaven wants to protect someone does it send an army? No, it protects him with love.
When men lost their understanding of the Tao, intelligence came along, bringing hypocrisy with it.
When a person puts on a show, trying to appear great, their mediocrity is soon exposed.
When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad. Being and non-being create each other.
When armies are mobilized and issues are joined The man who is sorry over the fact will win.