How Fragile We Are!

A sunrise does not last all morning
All things pass
a cloudburst does not last all day
All things pass
Nor a sunset,
All things pass

What always changes?
Earth, sky, thunder, mountain, water…
Wind, fire, lake

These change
And if these do not last

Do man’s visions last?
Do man’s illusions?

Take things as they come
All things pass

Lao Tsu (Chinese, 604-531 B.C.)



And once we have the condition of peace and joy in us, we can afford to be in any situation. Even in the situation of hell, we will be able to contribute our peace and serenity. The most important thing is for each of us to have some freedom in our heart, some stability in our heart, some peace in our heart. Only then will we be able to relieve the suffering around us.


Thich Nhat Hanh


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A sunrise does not last all morning
All things pass
a cloudburst does not last all day
All things pass
Nor a sunset
All things pass

What always changes?
Earth, sky, thunder, mountain, water…
Wind, fire, lake

These change
And if these do not last

Do man’s visions last?
Do man’s illusions?

Take things as they come
All things pass

Lao Tsu (Chinese, 604-531 B.C.)

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