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Laozi

Quote of Laozi - Responsible one is not only for...


Biography - Laozi:

Chinese philosopher, founder of philosophical Taoism (6th–5th century BCE).
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: China
China

Quote

Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.
Laozi




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
On n'est pas seulement responsable de ce que l'on fait, mais aussi de ce que l'on ne fait pas.”
Lao Tseu

German
Verantwortlich ist man nicht nur, für das, was man tut, sondern auch für das, was man nicht tut.”
Laozi




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In one sense choice is possible, but what is not possible is not to choose. I can always choose, but I must know that if I do not choose, that is still a choice. ”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism

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To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach




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Quotes for: responsibility

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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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The price of greatness is responsibility.”
Winston Churchill
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Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do — but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.”
Albert Einstein
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Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.”
Sigmund Freud
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Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.”
Laozi
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Laozi
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He who knows does not speak; he who speaks does not know.”
Laozi
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The farther you go, the less you know.”
Laozi - Tao Te Ching
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He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted.”
Laozi
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People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.”
Laozi
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