Lao Tzu quotes

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“He who knows does not speak.
He who speaks does not know.”

— Lao Tzu

“The more laws and order are made prominent,
The more thieves and robbers there will be.”

— Lao Tzu

“Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness.”

— Lao Tzu

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

— Lao Tzu

“He who knows others is wise
He who know himself is enlightened.”

— Lao Tzu

“I have three treasures. Guard and keep them:
The first is deep love,
The second is frugality,
And the third is not to dare to be ahead of the world.
Because of deep love, one is courageous.
Because of frugality, one is generous.
Because of not daring to be ahead of the world, one becomes the leader of the world.”

— Lao Tzu

“Manifest plainness,
Embrace simplicity,
Reduce selfishness,
Have few desires.”

— Lao Tzu

“People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.”

— Lao Tzu

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

— Lao Tzu

“There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.
There is no greater guilt than discontentment.
And there is no greater disaster than greed. ”

— Lao Tzu

“To be worn out is to be renewed.”

— Lao Tzu

“To know that you do not know is the best.
To pretend to know when you do not know is a disease.”

— Lao Tzu

“When the people of the world all know beauty as beauty,
There arises the recognition of ugliness.
When they all know the good as good,
There arises the recognition of evil.

— Lao Tzu