Top 21 Quotes
Quotes by: Lao Tzu
Laozi, depicted as Daode Tianzun
6th–5th century BCE
Carl Jung, the Neotaoists
Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Heaven is long-enduring, and earth continues long. The reason why heaven and earth are able to endure and continue thus long is because they do not live of, or for, themselves.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
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.
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.
It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins.
Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.
The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.
Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.
Quote of The Day
When you blame others you give up your power to change. Take responsibility for your future!
– Chris Voss