Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.
Manifest plainness,Embrace simplicity,Reduce selfishness,Have few desires.
He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty
Simplicity, patience, compassion.These three are your greatest treasures.Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being.Patient with both friends and enemies,you accord with the way things are.Compassionate toward yourself,you reconcile all beings...
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
The softest things in the world to overcome the hardest things in the world.
Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity.
Mastering others is strength. Mastering oneself makes you fearless.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.
The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.