When a government is more benign, the people are more productive.

When the government is more tyrannical, the people are more rebellious.

Those pretending to be righteous act deceitfully. Those pretending to be religious revert to evil.  

Be firm and be armed, but do no harm!

Be sharp as a knife, but do not cut!

TaoTeChing Verse 58 Alternatives

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