by Stephen Lau

The human ego is the underlying source of all stressors in contemporary living -- a stumbling block to wisdom in living..

Learn and understand the ancient human wisdom from China to eliminate all stress in everyday living.

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Wisdom Quotes

Stephen Lau

This book contains the 81 chapters of the translated text of the  Chinese classic on human wisdom, written by the Chinese sage Lao Tzu. It also explains in plain English all the essentials of Tao wisdom, which is the wisdom of TAO TE CHING.

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The Wisdom of Letting Go
by Stephen Lau

Letting go of all attachments in the material world is the only way to let go of the ego, which is formed by a distorted human mind. This human flaw can be eradicated with the ancient Tao wisdom from China, and complemented with the Biblical wisdom. Learn how to let go to let God.

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“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a  habit.”  (Aristotle)

“God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The choice is how.”   (Henry Ward Beecher)

“Being in the world, and not of it.” (Bible)

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” (Alexander Graham Bell)

"Our life is what our thoughts make it." (Marcus Aurelius)

"Those bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves." (J.M. Barrie)

“Meditation brings wisdom: lack of meditation leads to ignorance. Know well what leads your forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.” (Buddha)

“Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.” (Buddha)

“What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.” (Buddha)

"The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." (Alexander Chalmers)

"The most wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed." (Nicolas Chamfort

"If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come." (Chinese proverb)

“All great changes are preceded by chaos.” (Deepak Chopra)

“Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.”   (Winston Churchill)

“To know something is to know it; not to know something is not to know it. That is knowledge.” (Confucius)

“It is not truth that makes man great,
But man that makes truth great.” (Confucius)

“Going too far is as bad as not going far enough.” (Confucius)

“A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea.” (Joseph Conrad)

“Of all the gifts bestowed by nature on human being, heavy laugher must be close to the top.”  (Norman Cousins)

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is in the doing, not the getting--in the trying, not the triumph.” (Wynn Davis)

"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” (Einstein).

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” (Einstein)

“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough “ (Einstein)

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” (Einstein)

“It is still the best to concern yourself with eternal, for from them alone flows the spirit that can restore peace and serenity to the world of humans.” (Einstein)

“It is never too late to be what you might have been” (George Eliot)

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

“We are always getting ready to live but never living.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

“Those things that hurt, instruct.”  (Benjamin Franklin)

“An open mind is the beginning of self-discovery and growth. We can't learn anything new until we can admit that we don't already know everything.”  (Erwin G. Hall)

“Pain is inevitable, but misery is optional.”  (Tim Hansel)

"Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you." (Nathaniel Hawthorne)

“No matter where you are in life right now, no matter who you are, no matter how old you are-it is never too late to be who you are meant to be.” (Esther & Jerry Hicks)

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” (Napolean Hill)

"Happiness is a habit--cultivated." (Elbert Hubbard)

“The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose.”   (J. Martin Kohe)

"He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough." (Lao Tzu)

“No action, no regret.” (Lao Tzu)

“In Tao, you should reduce something everyday.” (Lao Tzu)

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” (Abraham Lincoln)

"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." (Abraham Lincoln)

“In truth, the only difference between those who have failed and those who have succeeded lies in the difference of their habits.”  (Og Mandino)

“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.”  (John Homer Miller)

“The truth never becomes clear as long as we assume that each one of us, individually, is the center of the universe.”  (Thomas Merton)

“Don’t let the past steal your present.” (Cherralea Morgen)

"You're the blacksmith of your own happiness." (Norwegian proverb)

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” (B. Olatunji)

“Life is a series of problems. Do we want to moan about them or solve them?”  (M. Scott Peck)

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”  (Jim Rohn)

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” (Jim Rohn)

"Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product." (Eleanor Roosevelt)

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” (Theodore Roosevelt

"happiness is the key to success." (Albert  Schweitzer)

“Do what you love and the money will follow.” (Marsha Sinetar)

“I am more intelligent than others simply because I know that I am ignorant.” (Socrates)

“To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.”  (Robert Louis Stevenson)

“If you never assume importance, you never lose it.” (Tao Te Ching)

“It is only when we have the courage to face things exactly as they are, without any self-deception or illusion that a light will develop out of events by which the path to success may be recognized.” (The I-Ching)

"Mindfulness helps us to regain the paradise we thought we had lost." (Thich Nhat Hanh)

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” (Mark Twain)

“Those who don’t read the news are uninformed...but those who do are misinformed.” (Mark Twain)

“No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.” (Mark Twain)

“The Sage does not talk, the Talented Ones talk, and the stupid ones argue.” (Kung Tingan)

“An egg today is better than a hen tomorrow.” (author unknown)

"But the man worthwhile is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong." (Ella Wheeler Wilcox)