What is imperfect will become perfect.
What is crooked will become straight.
What is empty will become full.
What is worn out will become new.
With little, ‘It' is gained.
With much, one deviates from ‘It'.
That is why the sage holds fast to the One,
and in this way makes himself into an example for the world.
Not seeking to shine, he is enlightened.
Not overrating himself, he is distinguished.
Not boasting, he has merit.
Not wanting to be first, he is superior.
Standing in non-conflict,