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Wise and Inspiring Quotes by Lao Tzu - WothQuotes

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1/04/2017

Lao Tzu, also known as Lao - Tze, born on the 6th - 5th century BCE is known as the founder of philosophical Taoism, a reputed ancient Chinese writer and a deity in religious Taoism that arose during the later Han dynasty.

Many of his wisdom, wise and inspiring quotes have been around until now and is well - known in the world. Known also as contemporary and the most revered Chinese teacher in the Confucius world, some legends believe that he is actually the Confucius himself but according to some, he existed before Confucius. 

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Inspiring Quotes by Lao Tzu


Lao Tzu Quotes



Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
- Lao Tzu

Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.
- Lao Tzu

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.
- Lao Tzu

Because of a great love, one is courageous.
- Lao Tzu

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



Lao Tzu Quotes



Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream.
- Lao Tzu

The best fighter is never angry.
- Lao Tzu

When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream.
- Lao Tzu

To hold, you must first open your hand. Let go.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those are not honest.
- Lao Tzu

He who are contented is rich.
- Lao Tzu

When the world knows beauty as beauty, ugliness arises.
- Lao Tzu

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habit. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
- Lao Tzu

The gentlest thing in the world overcomes the hardest thing in the world.
- Lao Tzu 



Lao Tzu Quotes



Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
- Lao Tzu

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

At the centre of your being you have the answer.
- Lao Tzu

Kindness in words creates confidence.
- Lao Tzu

When there is no desire, all things are at peace.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
- Lao Tzu

Act without expectation.
- Lao Tzu

To attain wisdom, remove things every day.
- Lao Tzu

Accomplish but do not boast, accomplish without show, accomplish without arrogance.
- Lao Tzu

Wise man don't need to prove their point.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



By letting go it all gets done.
- Lao Tzu

To lead people, walk beside them.
- Lao Tzu

Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.
- Lao Tzu

Whoever is soft and yielding is a disciple of life.
- Lao Tzu

Confidence is the greatest friend.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



To understand the limitation of things, desire them.
- Lao tzu

Action should be taken before a thing had made its appearance; order should be secured before disorder has begun.
- Lao Tzu

Give evil nothing to oppose and it will disappear by itself.
- Lao Tzu

Your own positive future begins in the moment. All you have is right now. Every goal is possible from here.
- Lao Tzu

Perfection is the willingness to be imperfect.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Simplicity, patience, compassion. There three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

If you want to lead the people, you must learn how to follow them.
- Lao Tzu

Giving without demanding, controlling without authority, this is love.
- Lao Tzu

The further one goes, the less one knows.
- Lao Tzu

If you want to know me, look inside your heart.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Loss is not as bad as wanting more.
- Lao Tzu

He who controls may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
- Lao Tzu

Those who flow as life flows know they need no other force.
- Lao Tzu

As soon as you have made a thought, laugh at it.
- Lao Tzu

When nothing is done, nothing is left undone.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



The way to do is to be.
- Lao Tzu 

If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.
- Lao Tzu

He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
- Lao Tzu

Success is as dangerous as failure. Hope is as hollow as fear.
- Lao Tzu

Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.
- Lao Tzu

Mastering others is strength. Master in oneself makes you fearless.
- Lao Tzu

If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself.
- Lao Tzu

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
- Lao Tzu

Take care with the end as you do with the beginning.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.
- Lao Tzu 

Empty your mind of all thoughts. Let your heart be at peace. Watch the turmoil of beings, but contemplate their return.
- Lao Tzu

"In the end, the treasure of life is missed by those who hold on and gained by those who let go."
- Lao Tzu

Love is a decision - not an emotion.
- Lao Tzu

Just remain in the centre; watching. And then forget that you are there.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding.
- Lao Tzu

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

The flexible are preserved unbroken. The bent become straight. The empty are filled. The exhausted become renewed. The poor are enriched. The rich are confounded. Therefore the sage embraces the one. Because he doesn't display himself, people can see his light. Because he has nothing to prove, people can trust his words. Because he doesn't know who he is, people recognize themselves in him. Because he has no goal in mind, everything he does succeeds. The old saying that the flexible are preserved unbroken is surely right! If you have truely attained wholeness, everything will flock to you.
- Lao Tzu

To become learned, each day add something. To become enlightened, each day drop something.
- Lao Tzu

The moral man does something, and when no one responds he roll up his sleeves and uses force.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.
- Lao Tzu

When wealth and honours lead to arrogance, this brings its evil on itself.
- Lao Tzu

If you look to others for fulfilment, you will never truly be fulfilled. 
- Lao Tzu

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

Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
- Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu Quotes



Be simply yourself and don't compare or compete.
- Lao Tzu 

"If you don't stand sincere by your words how sincere can't the people be? Take great care over words."
- Lao Tzu

He who know a glory but keeps to disgrace, becomes the valley of the world.
- Lao Tzu

In work, do what you enjoy.
- Lao Tzu

With virtue and quietness one may conquer the world.
- Lao Tzu

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