Friday, March 10, 2006

Wisdom of the Past

Distinguish between those who understand and those
who agree.

He who understands the Teaching will not tarry in applying it to

He who agrees will nod and extol the Teaching as remarkable wisdom,

but will not apply this wisdom to his life.

There are many who have agreed, but they are like a withered forest,

fruitless and without shade. Only decay awaits them.

Those who understand are few, but like a sponge they absorb the
precious knowledge and are ready to cleanse the horrors of the world
with the precious liquid.


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