His association with the Tào Té Chīng has led him to be traditionally considered the founder of philosophical Taoism.
Read below the inspiring Quotes of Lao-tzu.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth.This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.
He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.
Silence is a source of great strength.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Be the chief but never the lord.
An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish – too much handling will spoil it.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.
To see things in the seed, that is genius.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.