Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things.

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Chinese

Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things. Lao Tzu

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It is better to leave a vessel unfilled, than to attempt to carry it when it is full.

The ten thousand things rise and fall while the self watches their return.

When men lost their understanding of the Tao, intelligence came along, bringing hypocrisy with it.

The people suffer from famine because of the multitude of taxes consumed by their superiors.

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.

Gently eliminating all obstacles to his own understanding, he constantly maintains his unconditional sincerity. His humility, perseverance, and adaptability evoke the response of the universe and fill him with divine light.

Boasting of wealth and virtue brings your demise.

Where there is lack of faith, There is a lack of respect. Employ reticence, and care with words. When the work is done and the task complete The people will say: ‘It just happened.

When reconciling great hatred there will some remain. How can it be made good? Therefore the wise man accepts the debit side of the account and does not have to enforce payment from others.

If you want to become whole, let yourself be partial. If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked. If you want to become full, let yourself be empty. If you want to be reborn, let yourself die. If you want to be given everything, give everything up.

A man is born into certain relationships and as a result has certain duties. For instance, he has a duty of loyalty to his lord, a filial duty to his parents, a duty to help his friends, and a duty of common humanity towards his fellow beings.

The more people have weapons, the more the state is in confusion.

Stop thinking, and end your problems.

Therefore the sage, while he never does what is great, is able on that account to accomplish the greatest things.