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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Tuesday, January 15, 2013:

When a tree has been transplanted, though fierce winds may blow, it will not topple if it has a firm stake to hold it up. But even a tree that has grown up in place may fall over if its roots are weak. Even a feeble person will not stumble if those supporting him are strong, but a person of considerable strength, when alone, may fall down on an uneven path.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 598
Three Tripitaka Masters Pray for Rain
Written to the lay priest Nishiyama on June 22, 1275

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