The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long.

“The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long.”

~Lao Tzu
Nature is not human hearted.

“Nature is not human hearted.”

~Lao Tzu
What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly.

“What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly.”

~Lao Tzu
Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.

“Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.”

~Lao Tzu
Because of a great love, one is courageous.

“Because of a great love, one is courageous.”

~Lao Tzu
The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”

~Lao Tzu
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”

~Lao Tzu
Act without expectation - Lao Tzu

“Act without expectation.”

~Lao Tzu

“The best fighter is never angry.”

~Lao Tzu

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”

~Lao Tzu

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

~Lao Tzu

“Because she competes with no one, no one can compete with her.”

~Lao Tzu

“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

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”

~Lao Tzu

“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”

~Lao Tzu

“New Beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.”

~Lao Tzu

“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”

~Lao Tzu

“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.”

~Lao Tzu

“To a mind that is still the whole universe surrenders.”

~Lao Tzu

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

~Lao Tzu

“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habit. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”

~Lao Tzu

“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.”

~Lao Tzu

"Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner."

~Lao Tzu

“Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.”

~Lao Tzu

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be”

~Lao Tzu