Those who know their fate do not despise Heaven.
Those who know themselves do not despise men.
Misfortune is born from desiring to obtain
Fortune is born from restraining oneself.
The Sage uses his heart to guide his ears and eyes.
(While) The base man uses is ears and eyes to guide his heart.
Those who perform good, Heaven repays with virtue.
Those who perform evil, Heaven repays with misfortune.