Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline simulated fear postulates courage simulated weakness postulates strength.
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Lao Tzu Quotes
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.
To know yet to think that one does not know is best Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.
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.
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 power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it.
People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
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.'
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.
New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.
Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.
I don't care what people say about my relationship I don't care what they say about my boobs. People are buying my songs I have a sold-out tour. I'm getting incredible feedback from my music.
I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.
If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution.
Just because everyone can, doesn't mean they should.