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Lao Tzu

Truly Fulfilled

"If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be truly fulfilled."

The True Person

"The True Person is detached and humble and to the world appears confusing. The people all strain their eyes and ears, yet the True Person remains childlike."

Stop Thinking

"Stop thinking, and end your problems."

What People Think

"Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner."

Simple to Follow

"My words are simple to follow and easy to understand. Yet no one can put them into practice or understand them."


"Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge."

Respond Intelligently

"Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment."


"Nature is not human hearted."

Mastering Yourself

"Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power."

He Who Knows

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