Quotes by Lao Tzu

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Lao Tzu was a philosopher of ancient China and is a revered central figure in Taoism. There is some controversy about his existence; some historians believe that he truly lived, while others say he is a mythical composite being of various philosophical figures. He is said to have lived either in the 4th Century or the 6th, and his lineage is argued to be either common or noble.

His work has been used widely through resistance and anti-authoritarian movements.

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Empty your mind of all thoughts. Let your heart be at peace. Watch the turmoil of beings, but contemplate their return. Each separate being in the universe returns to the common source.

To love someone deeply Gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply Gives you courage.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be