The Sayings of Lao Tzu

Lao TZU ( - c. 550 BCE), translated by Lionel GILES (1875 - 1958)

Lao-Tzu, also known as Laozi was a Chinese philosopher believed to have lived in the 6th century BCE and is credited with writing the Tao-Te-Ching which centers around the idea that the way of virtue lies in simplicity and a recognition of a natural, universal force known as the Tao. He is traditionally regarded as the founder of Taoism. This book is a compilation of his most profound writings translated directly from ancient Chinese texts. - Summary by Nemo

Genre(s): Ancient

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction Nemo
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Play 01 Tao in its Transcendental Aspect, and in its Physical Manifestation Nemo
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Play 02 Tao as a Moral Principle, or 'Virtue' Nemo
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Play 03 The Doctrine of Inaction Nemo
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Play 04 Lowliness and Humility Nemo
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Play 05 Government Nemo
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Play 06 War Nemo
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Play 07 Paradoxes Nemo
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Play 08 Miscellaneous Sayings and Precepts Nemo
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Play 09 Lao Tzu on Himself Nemo
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