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Quote of Laozi - A journey of a thousand miles...

Biography - Laozi:

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

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.



(French, German)

Un voyage de mille lieues commence toujours par un premier pas.

Eine Reise von tausend Meilen beginnt mit einem Schritt.

See also 

See also...

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do – you have to keep moving forward.

It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.

The beginnings of all things are small.

There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.

No improvement is too small or trivial to be worthwhile.


Quotes for: travel

Who wishes to travel far spares his steed.

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

Life is what we make of it. Travels are travellers. What we see is not what we see but what we are.

Nothing develops intelligence like travel.

Travel teaches toleration.


Laozi also said...

Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.
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Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.
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The farther you go, the less you know.

He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted.
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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.
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Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
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