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S erve your country and the people with compassion.


quote 9034  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




B e honest as the Heavens in conducting your affairs.


quote 9033  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




H elp all beings, sentient or not; practice goodness and accumulate merit.


quote 9032  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




P ractise benevolence wherever you find the opportunity, and let your good deeds go unnoticed.


quote 9031  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




H e who wishes to increase his fortune must lay its foundation on the bottom of his heart.


quote 9030  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




L ord Superior Wen Chang Tract of the Quiet Way ??????? Rescue those in difficulty. Relieve those in distress. Be compassionate towards the desolate. Forgive the wrongs of others.


quote 9029  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




U nfortunate is the man who speaks, thinks and commits evil. If a person practises these three ways of evils daily, the Heavens will punish him with misfortunes within three years.


quote 9028  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




B lessed is he who speaks, thinks and practises goodness. If a person practises these three ways of goodness daily, the Heavens will bestow blessings on him within three years.


quote 9027  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




H e who has committed evil deeds must repent and change. If he ceases wrongdoing and practises goodness, he will gradually obtain blessings, thus turning misfortune into blessing.


quote 9026  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




I f a persons intention is evil, although he has yet to commit any evil deeds, malevolent spirits are already following him.


quote 9025  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




I f a persons intention is good, although he has yet to do any good deeds, benevolent spirits are already accompanying him.


quote 9024  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




F or all those sins, the life expectancy of the evil-doer is reduced in proportion to the gravity of his offence, and dies when his life is thus exhausted. If there is remainder to the wages of his sins after his death, his descendants will suffer.


quote 9023  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey harm children, abort the unborn, and commit clandestine misdeeds.


quote 9022  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey curse themselves and others, and are partial in their love and hatred.


quote 9021  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




I f the husband is always boastful of himself, the wife will become jealous.


quote 9020  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




A s husbands, they do not get along with their wives; as wives, they do not respect their husbands.


quote 9019  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




A s husbands, they are neither faithful nor good. As wives, they are neither gentle nor reasonable.


quote 9018  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey are quarrelsome amongst their family.


quote 9017  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey slander others but feign honesty; they rail at the gods and claim to be righteous.


quote 9016  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey are hypocritical.


quote 9015  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey abandon the old things when they get new things.


quote 9014  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey incite disputes and lawsuits within a party.


quote 9013  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey blame the gods and other people, and rail against the winds and rains.


quote 9012  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey oppress and threaten their subordinates.


quote 9011  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect




T hey overindulge in pleasure.


quote 9010  |   Treatise of the Most Exalted One on Cause and Effect



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