Thought for the Day
“When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
When I let go of what I have,
I receive what I need.”
~ Lao Tzu
Born Unknown, 6th–4th centuries BC
Died Unknown, 6th–4th centuries BC
Laozi (Chinese: ??; pinyin: L?oz?; Wade-Giles: Laosi; also Lao Tse, Lao Tu, Lao-Tzu, Lao-Tsu, Laotze, Lao Zi, Laocius, and other variations) was a philosopher of ancient China, and is a central figure in Taoism (also spelled “Daoism”). Laozi literally means “old master”, and is generally considered honorific. Laozi is revered as a deity in most religious forms of Taoism.