Lao Tzu Quotes

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A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Lao Tzu

Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.
Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu Quotes
Lao Tzu Quotes
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Lao Tzu

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.
Lao Tzu

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
Lao Tzu

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative, to which all beings owe their beginning and which permeates all heaven.
Lao Tzu

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
Lao Tzu

He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.
Lao Tzu

I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any.
Lao Tzu

If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.
Lao Tzu

In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it.
Lao Tzu

Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.
Lao Tzu

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Lao Tzu

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
Lao Tzu

Nature is not human hearted.
Lao Tzu

One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Lao Tzu

Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.
Lao Tzu

The career of a sage is of two kinds: He is either honored by all in the world, Like a flower waving its head, Or else he disappears into the silent forest.
Lao Tzu

The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.
Lao Tzu

The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.
Lao Tzu

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
Lao Tzu

To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.
Lao Tzu

To see things in the seed, that is genius.
Lao Tzu

When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish.
Lao Tzu

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
Lao Tzu
 
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