Tao Te Ching 50

In the midst of life death surrounds us.

30% of the world seeks a long life.
30% of the world is headed for a short life.
30% of the world is after a wealthy life,
   yet is drawn to an early death by excess.

And what of the remainder,
   those who cultivate their inner life?
      On the road they do not meet with accidents.
      In the army they escape injury.
Due to their heightened consciousness they foresee risky situations,
   and behave level-headedly if they find themselves in danger.

Having no fear of death,
   death is not attracted to them.

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