Cool & Famous Quotes - Popular Quotes by Lao Tzu

Cool & famous Quotes by : Lao Tzu

22 Quotes and sayings

The reason why the universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself; it gives life to others as it transforms.

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Knowing others is intelligence;knowing yourself is true wisdom.Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.

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Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.

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

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

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When people see some things as beautiful,other things become ugly.When people see some things as good,other things become bad.

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He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

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He who acts, spoils; he who grasps, lets slip.

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Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity.

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The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.

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In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.

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A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.

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Great acts are made up of small deeds.

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The past has no power to stop youfrom being present now.Only your grievance aboutthe past can do that.What is grievance?The baggage of oldthought and emotion.

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There isa time to liveand a time to diebut never to reject the moment.

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Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.

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To know that you do not know is the best.To think you know when you do not is a disease.Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.

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Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to.

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If you try to change it, you will ruin it. Try to hold it, and you will lose it.

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

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Your own positive future begins in this moment. All you have is right now. Every goal is possible from here.

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Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle ofsoftness overcoming hardness.

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