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.
The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the eternal Name.
If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
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.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
When nothing is done, nothing is left undone.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
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
Observe how endings become beginnings.
He who does not trust enough will not be trusted.
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.