The meaning of the tai chi symbol lies in the mutual production of yin and yang, the complementary exchange of hard and soft, the thousand changes and the ten thousand transformations. This is the basis for tai chi chuan. Push hands is the embodiment of the tai chi symbol.
From Ch'en Ch'ang-hsing (Chen Changxing) the transmission passed to Yang Lu-ch'an (Yang Luchan) of Yung-nien (Yongnian) county, Hebei , creator of the Yang style, and from Lu-ch'an's son Pan-hou (Yang Banhou), to Ch'üan-yu (Wu Quanyou) and his son Wu Chien-ch'üan (Wu Jianquan), creator of the Wu style.Douglas Wile, Professor of Chinese Language and Literature at Brooklyn College - Lost T'ai-chi Classics from the Late Ch'ing Dynasty (1996)
Mao is a sometime Yin sometime Yang strange man, he has a soft-as-cotton outer layer, but at the same time has sharp needles hiding inside...I do not think he could achieve anything, at the end he will be crushed inside my palm.Chiang Kai-shek, in Chiang Kai-shek, Eigen—Arnett Educational & Cultural Foundation Inc.
Dr. Yang and my wife sometimes have sleepovers in my bed. With me in it.Derek Shepherd
All of our punishment institutions, including jails, laws, church confessionals, and so forth, are systems of illusion. The order of the universe, the infinite justice of yin and Yang, naturally takes care of all motion and compensation. We don't need to invent arbitrary ways to make balance with punishments.michio kushi
The suicide bomber is an explosion of a contradiction in its paradox, victim and victimizer, yin and Yang, two sides of the coin, fire bomb and fire extinguisher, prosecutor and defendant, hangman and hanged.Giannina Braschi, "United States of Banana" (AmazonCrossing 2011).
She's, she's the the yin to my Yang. Um… I just can't actually put my Yang in her.Eric McCormack as Will, about Grace; Inside the Actors Studio, episode 10.03 ("The Cast of Will & Grace"), November 16, 2003
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