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 Post subject: Lao-Tzu
PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 10:27 am 
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There are several translations of the famous:
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

On QuotationsPage, the source for virtually all of Lau-Tzu's quotations is:
The Way of Lao-tzu

While the source is widely recognized to be verse 64 of the Tao Te Ching.

It is interesting to see the different variations that translators have with Lao-Tzu's work:
http://www.thebigview.com/tao-te-ching/ ... ching.html
http://www.sacred-texts.com/tao/taote.htm
http://www.wright-house.com/religions/t ... ching.html


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I too have found it hard to work out exactly what is work was, due to all the defferent translations of his meaning (versus) He is said to have written 80 or more versus.

He was a man who in one book I have read said that he did not speek and no one knew his real name "Lao Tzu" means Old Man or something like that which is the name he was given, and that he lived in isolation. It has also been written that Confusious once visited him.

Yet I find his work fasinating to say the least and maybe because of all the mystery about him. I would like to know more about the man they call Lao Tzu.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 1:41 am 
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Thanks for sharing.


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