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Laozi 15 Most Inspiring Audio Quotes: Reality, Beauty, Conflict, Perfection, The Tao, Truth

Lao Tzu promotes freedom, naturalness, spontaneity from social conventions and desires. Lao Tzu asserts that Tao, which means the WAY, means the ultimate order of things and ultimate basis of reality. Laozi 15 Life Changing Audio Quotes Sayings for you to Enjoy, Read, Listen as Audiobook, Motivate, Share. Thought-Provoking Ideas better than Pictures/Photos, Memorable Thoughts Inspiration from Lao Tzu. Books as: Tao Te Ching , The Sayings of Lao-Tzu: An Accessible Narrative Prose Translation of the Dao De Jing , Tao: The Way. Audio Mp3 Quotations / Citations and Personal Development, Self Help. Man Voice β™‚ + Woman ♀ Pronunciation and Accent.

β€œ Men are born soft and supple; dead, they are stiff and hard. Plants are born tender and pliant; dead, they are brittle and dry. Thus, whoever is stiff and inflexible is a disciple of death. Whoever is soft and yielding is a disciple of life. The hard and stiff will be broken. The soft and supple will prevail.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good. He who knows has no wide learning; he who has wide learning does not know.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Everything under heaven is a sacred vessel and cannot be controlled. Trying to control leads to ruin. Trying to grasp, we lose. Allow your life to unfold naturally. Know that it too is a vessel of perfection. Just as you breathe in and breathe out, there is a time for being ahead and a time for being behind; a time for being in motion and a time for being at rest; a time for being vigorous and a time for being exhausted; a time for being safe and a time for being in danger.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ 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.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost, right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.”

β€œ Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear, and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions, and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Those who would take over the earth / And shape it to their will / Never, I notice, succeed. / The earth is like a vessel so sacred / That at the mere approach of the profane / It is marred / And when they reach out their fingers it is gone.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ 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.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Treat those who are good with goodness and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus, goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus, honesty is attained.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ I have just three things to teach: 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 towards yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the eternal name. The nameless is the beginning of heaven and earth. The named is the mother of ten thousand things. Ever desireless, one can see the mystery. Ever desiring, one can see the manifestations. These two spring from the same source but differ in name; this appears as darkness. Darkness within darkness. The gate to all mystery.” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Everything under heaven is a sacred vessel and cannot be controlled. Trying to control leads to ruin. Trying to grasp, we lose. Allow your life to unfold naturally. Know that it too is a vessel of perfection. Just as you breathe in and breathe out, there is a time for being ahead and a time for being behind; a time for being in motion and a time for being at rest; a time for being vigorous and a time for being exhausted; a time for being safe and a time for being in danger.” -Lao Tzu

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Lao Tzu 21 Top Insightful Audio Quotes, Sayings: Victory, Power, Discipline, Anxiety, Depression

A central idea in Taoism is Yin and Yang or the belief in balancing forces. They are matching pairs, i.e.: light – dark, hot – cold, action -inaction. Laozi 21 Life Changing Audio Quotes Sayings for you to Enjoy, Read, Listen as Audiobook, Motivate, Share. Thought-Provoking Ideas better than Pictures/Photos, Memorable Thoughts Inspiration from Lao Tzu. Books as: Tao Te Ching , The Sayings of Lao-Tzu: An Accessible Narrative Prose Translation of the Dao De Jing , Tao: The Way. Audio Mp3 Quotations / Citations and Personal Development, Self Help. Man Voice β™‚ + Woman ♀ Pronunciation and Accent.

β€œ Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ 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. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ The higher the sun arises, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covets praise, yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ To know that you do not know is the best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ When the student is ready the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready: The teacher will disappear. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Stop leaving and you will arrive. Stop searching and you will see. Stop running away and you will be found. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ If you understand others you are smart. If you understand yourself you are illuminated. If you overcome others you are powerful. If you overcome yourself you have strength. If you know how to be satisfied you are rich. If you can act with vigor, you have a will. If you don’t lose your objectives you can be long-lasting. If you die without loss, you are eternal. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Colors blind the eye Sounds deafen the ear. Flavors numb the taste. Thoughts weaken the mind. Desires wither the heart. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Your own positive future begins in this moment. All you have is right now. Every goal is possible from here. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Hope and fear are both phantoms that arise from thinking of the self. When we don’t see the self as self, what do we have to fear? ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Do not conquer the world with force, for force only causes resistance. Thorns spring up when an army passes. Years of misery follow a great victory. Do only what needs to be done without using violence. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ The master observes the world but trusts his inner vision. He allows things to come and go. He prefers what is within to what is without. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ To bear and not to own; to act and not lay claim; to do the work and let it go: for just letting it go is what makes it stay. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ He who knows he has enough is rich. Perseverance is a sign of will power. He who stays where he is endures. To die but not to perish is to be eternally present. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Fame or integrity: which is more important? Money or happiness: which is more valuable? Success or failure: which is more destructive? If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never truly be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. 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. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ When the people of the world all know beauty as beauty, there arises the recognition of ugliness. When they all know the good as good, there arises the recognition of evil. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Shape clay into a vessel; It is the space within that makes it useful. Cut doors and windows for a room; It is the hole which make it useful. Therefore benefit comes from what is there; Usefulness from what is not there. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ To realize that our knowledge is ignorance, This is a noble insight. To regard our ignorance as knowledge, This is mental sickness. Only when we are sick of the sickness Shall we cease to be sick. The Sage is not sick, being sick of sickness; This is the secret of health. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Nothing in the world is more flexible and yielding than water. Yet when it attacks the firm and the strong, none can withstand it, because they have no way to change it. So the flexible overcome the adamant, the yielding overcome the forceful. Everyone knows this, but no one can do it. ” -Lao Tzu

β€œ Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.” -Lao Tzu

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