If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness. —Lao Tzu

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If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness.

LAO TZU

philosopher

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Sheila from NC AUGUST 16, 2017
Yes...Great words.

Anonymous OCTOBER 17, 2016
:-)

Nagesh from Bangalore  NOVEMBER 9, 2015
Great words


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