Taoism Quotes

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Taoism Quotes
Taoism Quotes and Sayings

Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.
Lao Tzu

Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.
Alan Wilson Watts

Expression is never helped by suppression.
Deng Ming-Dao

Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also for pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest asset. Be vulnerable: quake and shake in your boots with it. the new goodness that is coming to you, in the form of people, situations, and things can only come to you when you are vulnerable, i.e. open.
Stephen Russell

Do you really want to be happy? You can begin by being appreciative of who you are and what you've got.
Benjamin Hoff

Who you are is always right.
Deng Ming-Dao

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

Life is serious...but you cannot take it seriously.
Peter Butterworth

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Lao Tzu

Grappling with fate is like meeting an expert wrestler: to escape, you have to accept the fall when you are thrown. The only thing that counts is whether you get back up.
Deng Ming-Dao

A man who knows how little he knows is well, a man who knows how much he knows is sick. If, when you see the symptoms, you can tell, Your cure is quick. A sound man knows that sickness makes him sick and before he catches it his cure is quick.
Lao Tzu

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

Those who don't know how to suffer are the worst off. There are times when the only correct thing we can do is to bear out troubles until a better day.
Deng Ming-Dao

Man takes his law from the Earth; the Earth takes its law from Heaven; Heaven takes it law from the Tao. The law of the Tao is its being what it is.
Lao Tzu

We are born from a quiet sleep, and we die to a calm awakening
Chuang Tzu

The hard and mighty lie beneath the ground While the tender and weak dance on the breeze above.
Lao Tzu

To bear and not to own; to act and not lay claim; to do the work and let it go: for just letting it go is what makes it stay.
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

If you have a good idea, use it so that you will not only accomplish something, but so that you can make room for new ones to flow into you.
Deng Ming-Dao

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures
Lao Tzu

Knowing others is wisdom; Knowing the self is enlightenment; Mastering requires force; Mastering the self needs strength
Lao Tzu

Acceptance doesn't mean masochistic pessimism, but joyful support of and participation in the great cosmic drama.
Nathan J. Johnson

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