In the Golden Age, Rulers were unknown. In the following age Rulers were loved and praised. Next came the age When rulers were feared. Finally the age When rulers are hated.
Lao Tzu (c.604 - 531 B.C.)
Contributed by: Zaady
Rule a kingdom as though you were cooking a small fish - don't overdo it.
A leader is best When people barely know he exists. Not so good When people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him. But of a good leader Who talks little When his work is done, His aim fulfilled, They will say "We did it ourselves."
Can you let go of words and ideas, attitudes and expectations? If so, then the Tao will loom into view.
Source: The Hua Hu Ching, (31)
The one who can dissolve her mind will suddenly discover the Tao at her feet. . . .
Source: The Hua Hu Ching, (21)
Those who are highly evolved maintain an undiscriminating perception. Seeing everything, labeling nothing, they maintain their awareness of the Great Oneness. Thus they are supported by it.
Source: The Hua Hu Ching, (19)
To manage your mind, know that there is nothing, and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
Source: The Hua Hu Ching, (72)
The feminine values are the fountain of bliss. Know the masculine, Keep to the feminine.
A good calculator does not need artificial aids.
Source: Tao Te Ching, ch 27.
The journey of a thousand leagues begins from beneath your feet.
Source: Tao Te Ching
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