How great is the path proper to the Sage!Go here to read the introductory post to this serialized version of the Doctrine of the Mean.
Like overflowing water, it sends forth and nourishes all things, and rises up to the height of heaven.
All-complete is its greatness! It embraces the three hundred rules of ceremony, and the three thousand rules of demeanor.
It waits for the proper man, and then it is trodden.
Hence it is said, "Only by perfect virtue can the perfect path, in all its courses, be made a fact."
~ James Legge translation via nothingistic.org ~