At the foot of a mountain, a lake: Decrease. Superior people control anger & restrain desires.
損： 有孚，元吉，无咎， 可貞，利有攸往。 曷之用，二簋可用享。
Decrease: Sincerity brings great good fortune without blame. Be persevering in this. Beneficial to undertake something. How is it to be carried out? Use two small bowls for the sacrifice.
弗損益之，无咎， 貞吉，有攸往， 得臣无家。
Gain which causes no loss to others involves no error. Persistence in a righteous course brings good fortune. Beneficial to have a goal. Obtaining followers, but not family.
Enriched by twenty tortoises. One cannot refuse. Great good fortune.
Decreasing faults: others quickly rejoice. No blame.
When three journey together, their number decreases by one. When one journeys alone, they find a companion.
Perseverance is beneficial. Undertakings brings misfortune. Without decreasing oneself, one is able to bring increase to others.
Hurrying away when work is done is not wrong, but first consider whether a hasty departure will harm the work.