Who is Lao Tzu

Laozi (Chinese: 老子, Mandarin: [làu.tsɹ̩]; commonly translated as "Old Master"), also rendered as Lao Tzu (), or Lao-Tze (), proper name Li Er, courtesy name Boyang, was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions.

A semi-legendary figure, Laozi is usually portrayed as a 6th-century BCE contemporary of Confucius in the Spring and Autumn period. Some modern historians consider him to have lived during the Warring States period of the 4th century BCE. A central figure in Chinese culture, Laozi is claimed by both the emperors of the Tang dynasty and modern people of the Li surname as a founder of their lineage. Laozi's work has been...
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Coachleeiv: “wisdom wednesday “ there is no greater soon than desire, no greater curse the discontent. he who knows that enough is enough will always have enough lao tzu
Thetaoishway: everything and everyone carries yin on the shoulders and yang in the arms when yin meets yang through vital energy it is called harmony — lao tzu
Overmind01: “if you are depressed, you are living in the past. if you are anxious, you are living in the future. if you are at peace, you are living in the present.” ~ lao tzu
Carolyn660: “being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― lao tzu
Golyborish: “do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.” –lao tzu
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Denner's Old Woman
 by William Cowper

In this mimic form of a matron in years,
How plainly the pencil of Denner appears!
The matron herself, in whose old age we see
Not a trace of decline, what a wonder is she!
No dimness of eye, and no cheek hanging low,
No wrinkle, or deep-furrow-d frown on the brow!
Her forehead indeed is here circled around
With locks like the ribbon with which they are bound;
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