"Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Lao Tzu on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Lao Tzu on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Lao Tzu on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Lao Tzu on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Lao Tzu on Booker T. Washington
"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."