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|A good traveler leaves no tracks.
|Good speech lacks faultfinding.
|A good counter needs no calculator.
|A well-shut door will stay closed without a latch.
|Skillful fastening will stay tied without knots.
|It is in this manner that the sage is always skillful in elevating people.
|Therefore she does not discard anybody.
|She is always skillful in helping things
|Therefore she does not discard anything.
|This is called “the actualization of her luminosity.”
|Hence, the good are the teachers of the not-so-good.
|And the not-so-good are the charges of the good.
|Not valuing your teacher or not loving your students:
|Even if you are smart, you are gravely in error.
|This is called Essential Subtlety.