The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long.
("Tao Te Ching")
More Quotes from Lao Tzu:The mystical techniques for achieving immortality are revealed only to those who have dissolved all ties to the gross worldly realm of duality, conflict, and dogma. As long as your shallow worldly ambitions exist, the door will not open.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
Through return to simple living Comes control of desires. In control of desires Stillness is attained. In stillness the world is restored.
The highest goodness is like water. Water benefits all things and does not compete. It stays in the lowly places which others despise. Therefore it is near The Eternal.
From caring comes courage.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time.
I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer.
Ulysses S. Grant
I'm rarely wrong.