He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk.
A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants.
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By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.
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.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.
Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.
To see things in the seed is genius.
He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Of the best rulers, The people only know that they exist; the next best they love and praise the next they fear; and the next they revile. When they do not command the people's faith, some will lose faith in them, and then they resort to oaths! But of the best when their task is accomplished, their work done, the people all remark, ''We have done it ourselves.''
A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.