Lao Tzu Quotes

“Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” – Lao Tzu

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

“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

“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 in the world.” – Lao Tzu

“If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.” – Lao Tzu

“Stop thinking, and end your problems.” – Lao Tzu

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

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

“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.” – Lao Tzu

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

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