Lao-Tzu #65: The rigid and stiff will be broken. The soft and yielding will overcome.

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The living are soft and yielding;

the dead are rigid and stiff.

Living plants are flexible and tender;

the dead are brittle and dry.

 

Those who are stiff and rigid

are the disciple of death.

Those who are soft and yielding

are the disciples of life.

 

The rigid and stiff will be broken.

The soft and yielding will overcome.

***

Tao Te Ching

By Lao-Tzu

A translation for the public domain by j.h.mcdonald, 1996

www.wright-house.com/religions/taoism/tao-te-ching.html

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