一滴墨汁落在一杯清水裡, 這杯水立刻變色,不能喝了;
一滴墨汁如果融在大海裡, 大海依然是蔚藍色的大海。
為什麼?因為兩者的肚量不一樣。
不熟的麥穗直直地向上挺著, 成熟的麥穗低垂著頭。
為什麼?因為兩者的分量不一樣。
寬容別人,就是肚量;
謙卑自己,就是分量。
合起來,就是一個人的品質。

A glass of water changes its colour and becomes undrinkable when it is stained by a drop of ink, whereas the ocean remains blue even when a drop of ink dissolves in it.
Why is it so?
It is because their capacity differs.
Wheat spikes grow straight upwards when unripe, but they lower their tips when they ripen.
Why is it so?
It is because their substance differs.
We will have more capacity if we practise tolerance towards others.
We will have substance if we practise humility.
A combination of both is a sought-after quality.