5 Epic Nuggets Of Ancient Wisdom From Lao Tzu That Will Open Up Your Mind

Let the Way of the Tao guide you on your journey through life.

Peter Burns
Aug 7, 2020 · 9 min read
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“Taoism extols the virtue of flexibility. What survives on Earth is what effortlessly adapts to the changing environment and changing circumstances.” — Ernie J. Zelinski

Master Yourself

“Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.” — Lao Tzu

“A self-willed man has no other aim than his own growth.” — Bruce Lee

Gain wisdom

“To attain knowledge, add things every day.
To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” — Lao Tzu

Practice without practicing

“Act without act. Work without work.” — Lao Tzu

Keep your cool

“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.” — Lao Tzu

Stay humble

“Accomplish but do not boast, accomplish without show, accomplish without arrogance, accomplish without grabbing, accomplish without forcing.” — Lao Tzu

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Peter Burns

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Peter is extremely curious and wants to know how everything works. He blogs at Renaissance Man Journal (http://gainweightjournal.com/).

Live Your Life On Purpose

Get Purpose. Get Perspective. Get Passion.

Peter Burns

Written by

Peter is extremely curious and wants to know how everything works. He blogs at Renaissance Man Journal (http://gainweightjournal.com/).

Live Your Life On Purpose

Get Purpose. Get Perspective. Get Passion.

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