The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long.
Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Watch your step.
All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Thus it is said:The path into the light seems dark,the path forward seems to go back,the direct path seems long,true power seems weak,true purity seems tarnished,true steadfastness seems changeable,true clarity seems obscure,the greatest are seems...
One who is too insistent on his own views, finds few to agree with him.
To know men is to be wise; to know oneself is to be illumined
Ist eine Lehre zur Satzung erstarrt, hat sie geendet.
For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.
The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.
Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
He who possess virtue in abundance may be compared to an infant
Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.
So the unwanting soulsees what’s hidden,and the ever-wanting soulsees only what it wants.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any.