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Quotes By Lao Tzu

Philosopher Lao Tzu was bornHe was also called Laozi. In his life Laozi was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

- Lao Tzu

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage.

- Lao Tzu

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

- Lao Tzu

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.

- Lao Tzu

When the best leader's work is done the people say,We did it ourselves.

- Lao Tzu

Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.

- 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

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.

- Lao Tzu

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.

- Lao Tzu

Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.

- Lao Tzu

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.

- Lao Tzu

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.

- Lao Tzu

People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.

- 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

If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.

- Tao Te Ching , Lao Tzu

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.

- Lao Tzu

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

- Lao Tzu

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.

- Lao Tzu

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.

- Lao Tzu

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.

- Lao Tzu

He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.

- Lao Tzu

Nature is not human hearted.

- Lao Tzu

In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it.

- Lao Tzu

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

- Lao Tzu

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