The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:655) - Lao Tzu travel
Simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being.
Patient with both friends and enemies,
you accord with the way things are.
Compassionate toward yourself,
you reconcile all beings in the world.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:694) - Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching wisdom
Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.Lao Tzu Tao Teh Ching philosophy 道德經
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:572) - Lao Tzu inspirational
The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:806) - Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching truth beauty
When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:692) - Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching ataraxy be-yourself integrity
Be content with what you have;
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to.'Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:813) - Lao Tzu time
A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:677) - Lao Tzu life inspirational
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. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. 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.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:575) - Lao Tzu dream
Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:703) - Lao Tzu
At the center of your being
you have the answer;
you know who you are
and you know what you want.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:688) - Lao Tzu kindness
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:604) - Lao Tzu
If you understand others you are smart.
If you understand yourself you are illuminated.
If you overcome others you are powerful.
If you overcome yourself you have strength.
If you know how to be satisfied you are rich.
If you can act with vigor, you have a will.
If you don't lose your objectives you can be long-lasting.
If you die without loss, you are eternal.
Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear?Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:732) - Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching
To lead people, walk beside them ...
As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence.
The next best, the people honor and praise.
The next, the people fear; and the next, the people hate ...
When the best leader's work is done the people say,
We did it ourselves!
The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:607) - Lao Tzu be-yourself
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:653) - Lao Tzu
Have few desires.
The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:555) - Lao Tzu Te Tao Ching proverb
To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:733) - Lao Tzu wisdom knowledge
To know that you do not know is the best.
To pretend to know when you do not know is a disease.
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.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:555) - Lao Tzu
There is no greater danger than underestimating your opponent.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:669) - Lao Tzu
A leader is best
When people barely know he exists
Of a good leader, who talks little,
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
They will say, We did this ourselves.
Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:511) - Lao Tzu
Those who flow as life flows know they need no other force.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:593) - Lao Tzu
Your own positive future begins in this moment. All you have is right now. Every goal is possible from here.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:568) - Lao Tzu inspirational
What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:586) - Lao Tzu
One who is too insistent on his own views finds few to agree with him.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-17 (visit:637) - Lao Tzu