Deng Ming-Dao

A Quote by Deng Ming-Dao

if i dont want to be known, i cannot be known.
the best actor can divide role from self.
the best liar can divide truth from falsity.

Deng Ming-Dao

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A Quote by Deng Ming-Dao on art, growth, and life

Knowing the steps to create living growth: that is art.

Deng Ming-Dao

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A Quote by Deng Ming-Dao on feeling

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Let us be sad; it is feeling that makes us human.

Deng Ming-Dao

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A Quote by Deng Ming-Dao on fear, funerals, and sympathy

A funeral is for those left behind. Sometimes, one wonders if the weeping is more out of fear for ourselves than it is sympathy for the deceased.

Deng Ming-Dao

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A Quote by Deng Ming-Dao on change, illusions, and life

The sages say that life is illusion, but does that change its poignancy?

Deng Ming-Dao

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A Quote by Deng Ming-Dao on beauty, marriage, perfection, regret, and time

When it is time to part, then it is time to part. There should be no regrets. The beauty of marriage is like the fleeting perfection of a snowflake.

Deng Ming-Dao

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A Quote by Deng Ming-Dao on character, earth, and secrets

A tree uses what comes its way to nurture itself. By sinking its roots deeply into the earth, by accepting the rain that flows towards it, by reaching out to the sun, the tree perfects its character and becomes great. . . . Absorb, absorb, absorb. That is the secret of the tree.

Deng Ming-Dao

Source: Everyday Tao, 1996, p. 18.

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A Quote by Deng Ming-Dao on hell

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Even on the road to hell, flowers can make you smile.

Deng Ming-Dao

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