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Tzu Li went to see Tzu Lai who was dying. Leaning against the door, he said, ‘Great is the Creator! What will he make of you now? Will he make you into a rat's liver? Will he make you into an insect's leg?’ Tzu-Lai replied, ‘The universe gave me my body so I may be carried, my life so I may work, my old age so I may repose, and my death so I may rest. To regard life as good is the way to regard death as good.... If I regard the universe as a great furnace and creation as a master foundryman, why should anywhere I go not be all right?’

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Quote Author: Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

(1817-1862)

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