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Shu R

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The Master said, 'A sage it is not mine to see; could I see a man of real talent and virtue, that would satisfy me.'

The Master said, 'A good man it is not mine to see; could I see a man possessed of constancy, that would satisfy me.

'Having not and yet affecting to have, empty and yet affecting to be full, straitened and yet affecting to be at ease:- it is difficult with such characteristics to have constancy.'