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OiseauT'i Tao from the Tao Teh Ching Oiseau

The Tao that can be stated is not the Eternal Tao.
The name that can be named is not the Eternal Name.
The Unameable is originator of Heaven and Earth.
The Nameable is mother of the tean thousand things.
Always be desireless, so as to discern Tao's wonderful essence;
Always have some desire, so as to discern its manifestations.
These two come out from the same source,
But are different in name.
Their identical nature is a mystery.
Mystery of mysteries-
That is the gate of all wonderful essence.

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