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In governing people and serving Heaven, There is nothing like conservation. Only with conservation is it called submitting early.

Chapter 59

In caring for others and serving heaven,
There is nothing like using restraint.
Restraint begins with giving up one's own ideas.
This depends on virtue gathered in the past.
If there is a good store of virtue, then nothing is impossible.
If nothing is impossible, then there are no limits.
If a man knows no limits, then he is fit to be a ruler.
The mother principle of ruling holds good for a long time.
This is called having deep roots and a firm foundation,
The Tao of long life and eternal vision.

What's Master DudeWay Say?

Man, this chapter takes me back to the story of King Midas, the dude who wanted everything he touched to turn into gold. He thought that by acquiring more, by not exercising restraint, he'd be happy. But the truth was, his greed brought him misery. His lack of restraint led to him losing what was truly valuable – the people he loved. Sometimes, we gotta give up our own ideas of what we want and need, man. It's like King Midas learning to appreciate the value of things that cannot be turned into gold. This restraint, this shift of perspective is what builds virtue. And with enough virtue, there's no mountain you can't climb, no river you can't cross.

Dudeism Abides

It's like Bob Marley sings, "Don't worry about a thing, 'cause every little thing gonna be all right." Conserving, man. That's the ticket. Don't be wasteful. Be like water, flowing, adapting, and nourishing.

Midas' touch misleads,
Value is not gold but deeds,
Restraint is the seed.

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