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|The imperfect is completed.
|The crooked is straightened.
|The empty is filled.
|The old is renewed.
|With few there is attainment.
|With much there is confusion.
|Therefore the sage grasps the one and becomes the model for all.
|She does not show herself, and therefore is apparent.
|She does not affirm herself, and therefore is acknowledged.
|She does not boast and therefore has merit.
|She does not strive and is therefore successful.
|It is exactly because she does not contend, that nobody can contend with her.
|How could the ancient saying, “The imperfect is completed” be regarded as empty talk?
|Believe in the complete and return to it.