Lao Tzu Quotes

104 Lao Tzu quotes:

"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures."
"A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Comfort Quotes
"A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving."
"For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions."
"The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself."
"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."
"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."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Confidence Quotes
"Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes Cooking Quotes
"When armies are mobilized and issues joined, the man who is sorry over the fact will win"
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Army And Navy Quotes
"The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness."
"The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes."
"To see things in the seed, that is genius."
"Fail to honor people,they fail to honor you; but of a good leader, who talks little, when his work is done, his aims fulfilled, they will all say, 'We did this ourselves.'"
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"Knowing others is wisdom; Knowing the self is enlightenment; Mastering others requires force; Mastering the self needs strength"
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment."
"For all things difficult to acquire, the intelligent man works with perseverance."
"To perceive things in the germ is intelligence"
"Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others."

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