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Lao Tzu Quotes

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Lao Tzu quotes – Learn from a great philosopher -!

Laozi ( Lao Tzu) was a philosopher of ancient China and is a central figure in Taoism .

Laozi literally means “Old Master” and is generally considered an honorific.

Laozi is revered as a god in religious forms of Taoism.According to Chinese tradition, Lao Tzu lived in the 6th century BC.

“To lead people walk behind them.”

-Lao Tzu

“He who is contented is rich.”

-Lao Tzu

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

-Lao Tzu

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”

-Lao Tzu

“Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.”

-Lao Tzu

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”

-Lao Tzu

“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”

-Lao Tzu

“One who is too insistent on his own views, finds few to agree with him.”

-Lao Tzu

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.”

-Lao Tzu

“Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.”

-Lao Tzu

“Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.”

-Lao Tzu

“If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.”

-Lao Tzu

“He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.”

-Lao Tzu

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”

-Lao Tzu

“Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.”

-Lao Tzu

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.”

-Lao Tzu

“He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.”

-Lao Tzu

“Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.”

-Lao Tzu

“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.”

-Lao Tzu

“He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.”

-Lao Tzu

“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”

-Lao Tzu

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”

-Lao Tzu

“The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.”

-Lao Tzu

“To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.”

-Lao Tzu

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”

-Lao Tzu

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

-Lao Tzu

“By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.”

-Lao Tzu

“To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.”

-Lao Tzu

“He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.”

-Lao Tzu

“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.”

-Lao Tzu

“Be the chief but never the lord.”

-Lao Tzu

“When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.”

-Lao Tzu

“To see things in the seed, that is genius.”

-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

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

-Lao Tzu

“Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.”

-Lao Tzu

“He who talks more is sooner exhausted.”

-Lao Tzu

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

-Lao Tzu

 

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