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Profit comes from what is there, Usefulness from what is not there.

- Lao Tzu




Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.

- Lao Tzu



Time is a created thing. To say 'I don’t have time' is to say 'I don’t want to'

- Lao Tzu



Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

- Lao Tzu



To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.

- Lao Tzu



When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

- Lao Tzu