A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Lao Tzu

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Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Lao Tzu

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By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.
Lao Tzu

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He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.
Lao Tzu

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A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Lao Tzu

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He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.
Lao Tzu

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I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Lao Tzu

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How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men?
Lao Tzu

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A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Lao Tzu

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Lao Tzu

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Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu

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

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The words of truth are always paradoxical.
Lao Tzu

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Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative, to which all beings owe their beginning and which permeates all heaven.
Lao Tzu

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

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Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

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The words of truth are always paradoxical.
Lao Tzu

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Be the chief but never the lord.
Lao Tzu

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

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Nature is not human hearted.
Lao Tzu

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I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Lao Tzu

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Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu

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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.
Lao Tzu

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From caring comes courage.
Lao Tzu

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He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.
Lao Tzu

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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

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A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Lao Tzu

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

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The words of truth are always paradoxical.
Lao Tzu

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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

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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.
Lao Tzu

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Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu

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

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

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He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.
Lao Tzu

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

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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.
Lao Tzu

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The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.
Lao Tzu

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Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.
Lao Tzu

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By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.
Lao Tzu

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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

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Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
Lao Tzu

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

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

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Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.
Lao Tzu

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Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
Lao Tzu

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The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'
Lao Tzu

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An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
Lao Tzu

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Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
Lao Tzu

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It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins.
Lao Tzu

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Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu