"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Lao Tzu on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Lao Tzu on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Lao Tzu on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Lao Tzu on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Lao Tzu on William Shakespeare
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."
"When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'"
"To know yet to think that one does not know is best Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty."
"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading."
"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."