Lao Te Tsu
Lived during the Zhou dynasty
Mystic philosopher of ancient China
"A good traveler has no fixed plans,and is not intent on arriving."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
"Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not over do it."
"He who knows others is wise.He who knows himself is enlightened."
"He who knows, does not speak.He who speaks, does not know."
"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures."
"If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve."
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step."