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Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness. Lao Tzu

Zen Quote: "Water is the softest thing, yet can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness" - Lao Tzu

I am depressed and anxious but also very much living in the present which adds self hate and exaustion...any solutions?

Love this by Lao Tzu. -- "If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present" ~ Lao Tzu

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Lao Tzu: you get respect when NOT competing.so is Capitalistic Competition…

Non c'è luce senza ombra, non esiste il silenzio senza il rumore

Ocean and Moon (Yin and Yang) from Avatar tattoo idea. This is something I would consider getting but koi fish and ying yang will make me look even more like a stereotypical asian lol

Shotokan Karate

"The best teachers are those who show you where yo look, but don't tell you what to see." Alexandra K. Trenfor quote on teaching

Every action has a reaction.

Watch your thoughts–Lao Tzu’s words of wisdom

Watch your thoughts they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions They become habits. Wach yoru habits they become character. watch your character; it becomes your destiny Lao Tzu

What I will one day achieve...

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 --Lao Tsu

If you have to choose between being kind and being right, choose being kind and you will always be right.

Always choose kindness. Unless you're dealing with a real asshole and you have access to a flame-thrower. Then choose the flame-thrower with kindness in your thoughts that it's quick!

be humble

Resolve to be Tender with the Young, Compassionate with the Aged, Sympathetic with the Striving and Tolerant with the Weak and Wrong. Somethime in your Life, You Will Have Been All of These.

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Life Quotes

LAO TZU- If you are depressed you are living in the past, if you are anxious you are living in the future, if you are at peace you are living the present.

Be kind to others. Spirit is for

If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away cast away his wickedness.

Lao Tzu.

Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles, and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving until the right action arises by itself?

Draw & Wings. - The wise are heard trough their silence. Always...

terracemuse: “The wise are heard trough their silence. Always self-full trough selflessness. (Lao Tzu) image from galleryzooart ”