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Lao-Tzu
(c. 570BC-????) born on
Jan 00
Chinese philosopher. He was the founder of Taoism. His philosophy of quietism urged renunciation of desire.
         
   
F
To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.

R
As soon as you have made a thought, laugh at it.
A
A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet.
A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet.
N
Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. (Don't overdo it.)
K
In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Tao-te-ching," bk. 2, ch. 71.
R: In "Quotations to Cheer You Up When the World is Getting You Down," by Allen Klein, 1991.
A: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Tao-te-ching," bk. 2, ch. 78.
   


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