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Another quote or misquote or not even from Laozi?

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Does someone knows where this quote come from?:

“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.”  Laozi

I couldn't find the original in Chinese and don't even know if it is another made up quote??

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Oddly similar to this one 

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment is the greatest wealth,
a trusted friend is the best relative,
Nibbana is the greatest bliss.

Verse 204 of the Dhammapada, in a translation by Daw Mya Tin. 

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26 minutes ago, Bindi said:

Oddly similar to this one 

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment is the greatest wealth,
a trusted friend is the best relative,
Nibbana is the greatest bliss.

Verse 204 of the Dhammapada, in a translation by Daw Mya Tin. 

Thank you and most likely the quote is a misquote, not even Daoist nor from Laozi. It is amazing how much is out there that is always difficult to trust even in respectable forums. Thanks for sharing

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