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Lao Tzu

A contemporary of his mentor, Confucius, Lao Tzu is one of China's most revered philosophers and is the father of the School of Tao. Though not much is known of his early life and some scholars go so far as to believe he never existed, Lao Tzu taught his pupils that the "way", or "Tao of life" was to maintain one's ground but to bend when required, like the reed in the wind. He taught non-…

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0


Found 166 quotes by Lao Tzu .
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"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be" Lao Tzu
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Happiness    inspirational   

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"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." Lao Tzu
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Beginning   

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"Born to be wild - live to outgrow it." Lao Tzu
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Life    Quote of the Day   

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"He who gains a victory over other men is strong; but he who gains a victory over himself is all powerful." Lao Tzu
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Life    Power    Quote of the Day   

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"Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment." Lao Tzu
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Intelligence    Irish Poet   

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"Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses." Lao Tzu
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"The Tao [Way] that can be told of is not the eternal Tao;The name that can be named is not the eternal name.The Nameless is the origin of Heaven and Earth;The Named is the mother of all things.Therefore, let there always be non-being, so we may see their subtlety,And let there always be being, so we may see their outcome.The two are the same,But after they are produced, they have different names.They both may be called deep and profound.Deeper and more profound,The door of all subtleties!" Lao Tzu
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"A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving." Lao Tzu
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Chinese Philosopher   

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"The well-run group is not a battlefield of egos." Lao Tzu
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"If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence." Lao Tzu
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Beginning    Giving   

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"One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others." Lao Tzu
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Irish Poet    Peace   

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"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love." Lao Tzu
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Confidence    Kindness   

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"The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete." Lao Tzu
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Irish Poet    Solidarity   

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"Arms are instruments of ill omen. When one is compelled to use them, it is best to do so without relish. There is no glory in victory, and to glorify it despite this is to exult in the killing of men. When great numbers of people are killed, one shou" Lao Tzu
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"Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it." Lao Tzu
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"He who is contented is rich" Lao Tzu
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"Music in the soul can be heard by the universe." Lao Tzu
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"If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If yourhappiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be contentwith what you have? rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there isnothing lacking, the world belongs to you." Lao Tzu
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"The name that can be named is not the eternal Name." Lao Tzu
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"Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it" Lao Tzu
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"Pride attaches undue importance to the superiority of one's status in the eyes of others; And shame is fear of humiliation at one's inferior status in the estimation of others. When one sets his heart on being highly esteemed, and achieves such rating, then he is automatically involved in fear of losing his status." Lao Tzu
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