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1. My words are very easy to understand and very easy to practise, but in the world no one can understand, no one can practise them.

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2. Words have an ancestor; Deeds have a master [viz., Reason]. Since he is not understood, therefore I am not understood. Those who understand me are few, and thus I am distinguished.

3. Therefore the holy man wears wool, and hides in his bosom his jewels.

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