Pre-conceived notions: please move beside them. I’m living off instinct. The honor in my conscience, the fire in my soul. I’m not a rap artist. This is spoken word. You niggas have nerve to have your doubts on what is superb. Don’t mistake knowledge for wisdom. The first is a living, the other is a gift.
– Lil’ B / Exhibit 6
Truthful words are not beautiful.
Beautiful words are not the truth.
Good men do not argue.
Those who argue are not good.
Those who know are not learned.
The learned do not know.
The sage never tries to store things up.
The more he does for others, the more he has.
The more he gives to others, the greater his abundance.
The Tao of heaven is pointed but does not harm.
The Tao of the sage is work without effort.
– Lao Tzu / Tao Te Ching