"When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'"
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Lao Tzu on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Lao Tzu on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Lao Tzu on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Lao Tzu on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Lao Tzu on Dalai Lama
"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."
"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."
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."