Nature, immune as to a sacrifice of straw dogs,/ Faces the passing of human generations./ The universe, like a bellows,/ Is always emptying, always full:/The more it yields, the more it/ holds.

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Laozi (UK: ; US: ; Chinese: 老子 Mandarin pronunciation: ['làu̯'tsɨ̞]; literally "Old Master"), also rendered as Lao Tzu ( or ) and Lao-Tze (), was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions.

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