201.There is nothing wrong with the world; the faults all lie within us.
202.Only God can distinguish between right and wrong; our merits and demerits are judged by Tao.
203.If you are sincere and genuine, then you will get what you want; if you have an unpeaceful frame of mind, then you will get what you do not want.
204.Let nature take its course, do not hold inordinate ambitions; everything has merits and demerits, do not pursue perfection; when surrounded by a thousand rivers, drink only enough to quench your thirst.
205.Difficulties are overcome by easy things; great things are accomplished by the details.
206.Examine yourself in silence, but never accuse others’ of having faults during chats; it is good to be benevolent but much more important to not be evil.
207.Tiny differences in the beginning lead to great differences in the end.
208.Man will not conquer nature, but will respond to it; man will not resist nature, but will follow it.
209.Everything in nature is inherent; a blade of grass is happy as it is and does not strive to be a peony.
210.To follow the old routine and stick to tradition is useless and painful; it is better to open one’s mind and embrace new methods.
211.A whisper in the mortal world is as loud as a rumble of thunder in heaven; evil done secretly is as recognizable to God as a flash of lightning in his eyes.
212.Teaching to fish is better than giving fish; offering work is better than giving things.
213.Indulge your wildest fantasies! Only unconventional thinking will lead to the bright way and bring peace to the world and happiness to people.
214.Who is freer and happier, a king or a beggar? The one who knows and understands themself better will be both.
215.The value of persons’existence is proportional to the number of people they can serve, the more people they can serve, the greater their value will be.
216.If you have a good nature, then you are good even if you seem evil; if you have an evil nature, then you are evil even if you seem good.
217.The acme of goog writing is nothing special: it is only being just right; the acme of good character is nothing unusual:it is only being one’s natural self.
218.Follow the creator instead of rules; future generations must follow the rules that were laid down by the creator and not new leaders.
219.Do not try to change or transform others, that is to disparage yourself and burn your fingers; change yourself if you can not tolerate them.
220.Those who love most, spend most; those who hoard much, lose much.