Inspirational Quotes from Chinese Philosophers

Recently I made a post of some quotes by classical composers. This was inspirational for music, but I needed some general inspirational quotes to remind me what my goals are when I feel lost. I hope you can find some inspiration from them as well!

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”  – Confucius
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
“Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius
“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu
“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” – Lao Tzu
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” – Lao Tzu
“Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.” – Zhuang Zhou
“Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.” – Zhuang Zhou

 

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