When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
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.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
If you don't change direction, you end up where you are headed.
Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
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
According to the ancient Chinese proverb, A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the eternal Name.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
One who is too insistent on his own views, finds few to agree with him.
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.