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"Sadness does not befit a sage" is the reminder of an ancient Confucian text. "He is a man inwardly free of sorrow and care. He should be like the sun at midday--illuminating and gladdening everyone. This is not given to every human--only one whose will is directed to `The Great' is able to it. For the attribute of `The Great' is joyousness."

-- Perspectives > Chapter 24: The Peace within You > # 40

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