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The fish trap exists because of the fish. Once you've gotten the fish you can forget the trap. The rabbit snare exists because of the rabbit. Once you've gotten the rabbit, you can forget the snare. Words exist because of meaning. Once you've gotten the meaning, you can forget the words. Where can I find a man who has forgotten words so I can talk with him?
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The wise man looks into space and does not regard the small as too little, nor the great as too big, for he knows that, there is no limit to dimensions.
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You will always find an answer in the sound of water.
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A frog in a well cannot conceive of the ocean.
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How do I know that enjoying life is not a delusion? How do I know that in hating death we are not like people who got lost in early childhood and do not know the way home?
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Flow with whatever may happen, and let your mind be free: Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.
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During our dreams we do not know we are dreaming. We may even dream of interpreting a dream. Only on waking do we know it was a dream. Only after the great awakening will we realize that this is the great dream.
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The wise man knows that it is better to sit on the banks of a remote mountain stream than to be emperor of the whole world.
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Forget the years, forget distinctions. Leap into the boundless and make it your home!
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I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
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Zhuangzi Biography
Born: 369 BCE
Died: 286 BCE

Zhaungzi, also known as Chuang Tzu was an ancient Chinese philosopher.
He is considered to be the chief interpreter of Taoism and is also known for his skeptical philosophy.
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