When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete everybody will respect you.
Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good.
Those who have knowledge don’t predict. Those who predict don’t have knowledge.
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.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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.
Life and death are one thread the same line viewed from different sides.
Knowing others is wisdom knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
In dwelling live close to the ground. In thinking keep to the simple. In conflict be fair and generous. In governing don’t try to control. In work do what you enjoy. In family life be completely present.