A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
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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.
Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men?
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
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.'
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any.
Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants.
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire the size of your dream and how you handle disappointment along the way.
Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.
Politics and war are remarkably similar situations.
We must be willing to pay inspiring math and science teachers, who have high paying alternatives in industry, more to teach and reward students who take more challenging courses in high school.
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
What I think is fair to say is that, coming out of the Republican camp, there have been efforts to suggest that perhaps I'm not who I say I am when it comes to my faith - something which I find deeply offensive, and that has been going on for a pretty long time.
The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.
You know, I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman.