The Wisdom of Lao Tzu

I have gotten quite into Taoism over the last few months. The words and teachings have resonated with me to the point where my comfort level continues to dramatically rise. Even if you believe in other religions or ideologies, I encourage free thought and to explore other areas of knowledge.

Therefore, here are a few of my favorite Lao Tzu sayings:

“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.”

“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 wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.”

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.”

“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.”

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