Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

With a Single Step

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."

The three Greatest Treasures

"Simplicity, Patience, Compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and...

If you realize that you have enough

"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have...

When you are content to be simply yourself

"When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you."

The truth is not always beautiful

"The truth is not always beautiful, or beautiful words the truth."

Time is a Created Thing

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

Be careful what you water your dreams with

"Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from...

Because one accepts oneself

"Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one...

The Best Fighter

"The best fighter is never angry."

Two Different Kinds of Courage

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