Posts Tagged ‘Outer-Chapters’

Tree of Heaven

Master Hui said to Master Chuang, "I have a big tree people call Tree of Heaven. Its great trunk is so gnarled and knotted that it cannot be measured with an inked line; its branches are so twisted that squats and compasses can hardly be applied to them. It stands by the road, but no carpenter would even consider giving it a glance. Now your words are just like my tree—so big and useless that no one ever cares to listen to you. Chuang Tzu laughed. "Haven't you ever watched a wildcat or a weasel Read more [...]
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