Famous creator of the text known as Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu was one of the most inspirational and wisest Chinese philosophers this world has ever seen. Lao Tzu created this book for people who were looking for a better way to live their lives.
The book Tao Te Ching was essentially a manual for people to use in their everyday life for bettering themselves and exploring the world of Taoism, which is a religion and philosophy that was founded by Lao Tzu.
Without further a due, here are 15 inspirational pieces of wisdom that Lao Tzu and the Tao Te Ching can give to you and your everyday life.
“Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.”
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”
“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.”
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”
“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.”
“By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.”
“If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to.”
“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”
“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.”
“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.”
“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.”
“He who is contented is rich.”
“Great acts are made up of small deeds.”
“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.”