Chanting is no more holy than listening to the murmur of a stream, counting prayer beads no more sacred than simply breathing.... If you wish to attain oneness with the Tao, don't get caught up in spiritual superficialities.
More Quotes from Lao Tzu:Though (the Tao) is uncreated itself, it creates all things. Because it has no substance, it can enter into where there is no space. Exercising by returning to itself, winning victories by remaining gentle and yielding, it is softer than anything, and therefore overcomes everything hard.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The highest truth cannot be put into words. Therefore the greatest teacher has nothing to say. He simply gives himself in service, and never worries.
Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men?
He who is contented is rich.
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