Quotation Explorer - 'Lao Tzu'

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. - Lao Tzu
Heaven's net is wide, but its mesh is fine - Lao Tzu
No one can insult me, because I do not want respect.No one can defeat me, because I have given up the idea of winning.How can you defeat me? You can only defeat someone who wants to win. - Lao Tzu
There isa time to liveand a time to diebut never to reject the moment. - Lao Tzu
Go to the people. Live with them. Learn from them. Love them. Startwith what they know. Build with what they have. But with the bestleaders, when the work is done, the task accomplished, the people willsay 'We have done this ourselves. - Lao Tzu
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. - Lao Tzu
If you are untrustworthy, people will not trust you. - Lao Tzu
Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle ofsoftness overcoming hardness. - Lao Tzu
Revere the unity of all-that-iscarry out your daily activities with compassion;if you do not limit your compassion,you yourself will not be limited. - Lao Tzu
Peace is our original state - Lao Tzu
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." . "Just try to ensure that you step in the right direction." SB - Lao Tzu
In the end,The treasure of life is missed by those who hold on and gained by those who let go. - Lao Tzu
Seeing our own smallness is called insight, honoring our own tenderness is called strenght. - Lao Tzu
There is no illusion greater than fear. - Lao Tzu
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. - Lao Tzu
The slaying of multitudes should be mourned with sorrow. A victory should be celebrated with the funeral rite. - Lao Tzu
Your own positive future begins in this moment. All you have is right now. Every goal is possible from here. - Lao Tzu
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. - Lao Tzu
When there is silence one finds the anchor of the universe within oneself - Lao Tzu
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. - 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
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." . "Just try to make sure that you step in the right direction. - Lao Tzu
Stop thinking, and end your problems. - Lao Tzu
Love is of all the passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses. - Lao Tzu
Just remain in the center; watching. And then forget that you are there. - Lao Tzu
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. - Lao Tzu
Mastering others is strength. Mastering oneself makes you fearless. - Lao Tzu
He who acts, spoils; he who grasps, lets slip. - Lao Tzu
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. LaoTzu. Just make sure that you step in the right direction. - Lao Tzu
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.- Lao Zi - Lao Tzu
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. - Lao Tzu
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. - Lao Tzu
To lead people, you must follow behind. - Lao Tzu
Allow the heart to empty itself of all turmoil! Retrieve the utter tranquility of the mind from which you issued.Although all forms are dynamic,and we all grow and transform,each of us is compelled to return to our root. Our root is quietude. - Lao Tzu
If lightning is the anger of the gods, then the gods are concerned mostly about trees. - Lao Tzu
Klar sieht, wer von ferne sieht, nebelhaft, wer Anteil nimmt. - Lao Tzu
The reason why the universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself; it gives life to others as it transforms. - Lao Tzu
Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing. - Lao Tzu
So the unwanting soulsees what's hidden,and the ever-wanting soulsees only what it wants. - Lao Tzu
Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity. - Lao Tzu
Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to. - Lao Tzu
Anything great is long in making. - Lao Tzu
Because of a great love, one is courageous. - Lao Tzu
A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving. - Lao Tzu
If you don’t stand sincere by your wordshow sincere can the people be?Take great care over words, treasure them.1.17 - Lao Tzu
He who defends with love will be secure; Heaven will save him, and protect him with love. - 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
Knowing others is Wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment - Lao Tzu
To speak little is natural. Therefore a gale does not blow a whole morning nor does a downpour last a whole day. - Lao Tzu
Do you imagine the universe is agitated? Go into the desert at night and look at the stars. This practice should answer the question. - Lao Tzu
The Way to do is to be. - Lao Tzu
If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness. - Lao Tzu
free from desire, you realize the mysterycaught in the desire, you see only the manifestations. - Lao Tzu
To lead people, walk beside them. - Lao Tzu
As to the roaming of sages,They move in utter emptiness,Let their minds meander in the great nothingness;They run beyond conventionAnd go through where there is no gateway.They listen to the soundlessAnd look at the formless,They are not constrained by societyAnd not bound to its customs.- Lao-tzu - Lao Tzu
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any. - Lao Tzu
Great acts are made up of small deeds. - Lao Tzu
Silence is a source of Great Strength. - Lao Tzu
With those who are kindthe sage is kindWith those who are not kindthe sage is also kindbecause the way of Tao is kindness - Lao Tzu
A good traveler leaves no tracks. Good speech lacks fault-finding. - Lao Tzu
The ruler attains wholeness in the correct governance of the people. - Lao Tzu
As soon as you have made a thought, laugh at it. - Lao Tzu
Ist eine Lehre zur Satzung erstarrt, hat sie geendet. - Lao Tzu
The best fighter is never angry. - Lao Tzu
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. - Lao Tzu
The more laws and restrictions there are,The poorer people become....The more rules and regulations,The more thieves and robbers. - Lao Tzu
At the center of your beingyou have the answer;you know who you areand you know what you want. - Lao Tzu
The person of superior integrity does not insist upon his integrity.For this reason, he has integrity.The person of inferior integritynever loses sight of his integrity;For this reason, he lacks integrity. - Lao Tzu
Heaven’s Tao is impartial,yet those who follow its compassionate waywill always be nourished - Lao Tzu
We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness insidethat holds whatever we want.We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner spacethat makes it livable.We work with being, but non-being is what we use. - Lao Tzu
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 accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. - Lao Tzu
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. - Lao Tzu
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Watch your step. - Lao Tzu
"The key to growth is the introductionof higher dimensions of consciousnessinto our awareness. - Lao Tzu
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. - Lao Tzu
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