February 16: Thoughts for the Day

Thirty spokes join together in the hub.
It is because of what is not there
that the cart is useful.
Clay is formed into a vessel.
It is because of its emptiness
that the vessel is useful.
Cut doors and windows to make a room.
It is because of its emptiness
that the room is useful.
Therefore, what is present is used for profit.
But it is in absence that there is usefulness.
~Lao-Tzu~

About John Swinburn

"Love not what you are but what you may become."― Miguel de Cervantes
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1 Response to February 16: Thoughts for the Day

  1. juan says:

    This a great one, John! Thanks for this!!!

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