Without going out of your door, You can know the ways of the world. Without peeping through your window, you can see the Way of Heaven. The farther you go, The less you know. Thus, the Sage knows without travelling, Sees without looking, And achieves without Ado.
Source: Tao Teh Ching, Chapter 47,trans. by John C. H. Wu, Shambhala, Boston & London c. 1990
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