It is like a lighted torch whose flame can be distributed to ever so many other torches which people may bring along; and therewith they will cook food and dispel darkness, while the original torch itself remains burning ever the same. It is even so with the bliss of the Way.[Sutra of 42 Sections] - Gautama Buddha
I have learned, in whatever state I am ,therewith to be content.
He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith. - Bible