Laozi Quotes & Wallpapers

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If you are at peace, you are living in the present. Laozi

For knowledge, add something every day. For wisdom....subtract. Laozi

Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Laozi

The brittle is easy to shatter. Laozi

To lead, one must follow. Laozi

To have little is to possess. Laozi

He who hoards much loses much. Laozi

The great image lacks shape. Laozi

Deal with the small before it becomes large. Laozi

He who is attached to things will suffer much. Laozi

Confidence is the greatest friend. Laozi

When everyone sees good, then bad exists. Laozi

Returning to the source is serenity. Laozi

Prepare while it's easy. Laozi

True power is stillness within motion. Laozi

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. Laozi

Nothing on earth is so weak and yielding as water, but for breaking down the firm and strong it has no equal. Laozi

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves. Laozi

If you have truely attained wholeness, everything will flock to you. Laozi

The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world. Through this I know the advantage of taking no action. Laozi

The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes. Laozi

Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream. Laozi

The inner is the foundation of the outer. The still is master of the restless. The Sage travels all day yet never leaves his inner treasure. Laozi

He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them. Laozi

The light of the Way seems dim. Laozi

Hold on to the ancient Way to master the present, and to learn the distant beginning. Laozi

What's the difference between yes and no? Laozi

The grandest virtue seems deficient. Laozi

The most fundamental seems fickle. Laozi

The most straight seems curved. Laozi

The value of teaching without words and accomplishing without action is understood by few in the world. Laozi

Cautious, like crossing a river in the winter. Laozi

Taking things lightly must lead to big difficulties. Laozi

The sage avoids extremity, excess, and extravagance. Laozi

People starve. The rulers consume too much with their taxes. That is why people starve. Laozi

Heaven's Way gives no favors. It always remains with good people. Laozi

Ancient masters of excellence had a subtle essence, and a depth too profound to comprehend. Laozi

Being a model to the world, eternal virtue will never falter in you, and you return to the boundless. Laozi

Stillness is the ruler of haste. Laozi

Harmony is called the eternal. Knowing the eternal is called clarity. Laozi

By not claiming to be first in the world one can rule. Laozi

Let people take death seriously, and not travel far. Laozi

Those who praise victory relish manslaughter. Those who relish manslaughter cannot reach their goals in the world. Laozi

Excellent soldiers are not furious. Laozi

Yielding is the way of the Tao. Laozi

The best soldier does not attack. The superior fighter succeeds without violence. The greatest conqueror wins without struggle. The most successful manager leads without dictating. This is intelligent non aggressiveness. Laozi

He who has achieved this state Is unconcerned with friends and enemies, With good and harm, with honor and disgrace. This therefore is the highest state of man. Laozi

{The cleansing of spiritual contamination} is accomplished by offering one's talent, resources, and life to the world. Laozi

When you have accomplished your goal simply walk away. This is the path way to Heaven. Laozi

The Master doesn't seek fulfillment. For only those who are not full are able to be used which brings the feeling of completeness. Laozi

Weapons are instruments of fear; they are not a wise man's tools. He uses them only when he has no choice. Laozi

The Tao is always at ease. It overcomes without competing, answers without speaking a word, arrives without being summoned, accomplishes without a plan. Its net covers the whole universe. And though its meshes are wide, it doesn't let a thing slip through. Laozi

The Master has no mind of her own. She works with the mind of the people. She is good to people who are good. She is also good to people who aren't good. This is true goodness. She trusts people who are trustworthy. She also trusts people who aren't trustworthy. This is true trust. The Master's mind is like space. People don't understand her. They look to her and wait. She treats them like her own children. Laozi

The Tao gives birth to One. One gives birth to Two. Two gives birth to Three. Three gives birth to all things. All things have their backs to the female and stand facing the male. When male and female combine, all things achieve harmony. Ordinary men hate solitude. But the Master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe. Laozi

Some help others in order to receive blessings and admiration. This is simply meaningless. Some cultivate themselves in part to serve others, in part to serve their own pride. They will understand, at best, half of the truth. But those who improve themselves for the sake of the world - to these, the whole truth of the universe will be revealed. Laozi

A foolish man is always doing, Yet much remains to be done. Laozi

. . . the integral being is attached to nothing and can relate to everyone with an unstructured attitude. Because of this, her very existence benefits all things. Laozi

The truly wise are content to be last. They are, therefore, first. They are indifferent to themselves. They are, therefore self-confident. Laozi

What is strong and rigid is snapped and laid low. What is flexible and soft will always prevail. Laozi

People who have to fight for their living and are not afraid to die for it are higher persons than those who, stationed high, are too fat to dare to die. Laozi

All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small. Laozi

The way is light and fluid for the man with no preferences. Laozi

It is because every one tinder Heaven recognizes beauty as beauty that the idea of ugliness exists. Laozi

The named was born from the unnamed . . . all being flows from non-being . . . the describable world emanates from an indescribable source. Laozi

Deal with it before it happens. Set things in order before there is confusion. Laozi

Distortion upon distortion: . . . the more one uses the mind, the more confused one becomes. Laozi

Too much success is not an advantage. Do not tinkle like jade Or clatter like stone chimes. Laozi

He does not seek glory - yet people respect him. Laozi

Conquering others requires force. Conquering oneself requires strength Laozi

Who is there who can make muddy waters clear? But if allowed to remain still, it will gradually clear itself. Laozi



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