Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

Quotes and Inspiration

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“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”
“Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”
“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.”
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”
“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.”
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. ”
“Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.”
“We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want.”
“Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear?”
“The best fighter is never angry.”
“A man with outward courage dares to die: a man with inner courage dares to live.”
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
“Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.”
“New beginnings are disguised as painful endings.”
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
“Silence is a source of great strength.”
“He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.”
“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”
“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.”
“The heart that gives, gathers.”
“Great acts are made up of small deeds.”
“Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.”
“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.”
“Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.”
“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”
“Empty yourself of everything - let the mind become still.”
“Silence is a source of great strength.”
“To lead the people, walk behind them.”
“Confidence is the greatest friend.”
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”
“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. ”
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”
“If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. if you are at peace, you are living in the present.”
“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”
“When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. ”

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