Tao Te Ching 44
Fame or self: Which matters more?
Self or wealth: Which is more precious?
Gain or loss: Which is more painful?
She who is attached to things will suffer much.
She who saves will suffer heavy loss.
A contented woman is never disappointed.
She who knows when to stop does not find herself in trouble.
She will stay forever safe.
Translated by Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English, (adjusted a little by me).
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