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Tao Te Ching by Stephen Mitchell

Tao Te Ching (edition 1992)

by Stephen Mitchell

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Title:Tao Te Ching
Authors:Stephen Mitchell
Info:Harper Perennial (1992), Ausgabe: Compact, Paperback, 144 Seiten
Collections:Your library
Tags:philosophie, chinesische literatur, china, lao-tze, spiritualität, lehren, asiatische philosophie, chinesische philosophie, leben, einheit, unendlichkeit, taoismus

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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu


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The introduction and endnotes went a long way helping me read this. I can see why it takes a lifetime to decipher this. ( )
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I think this is like Chinese proverbs. multi-dimensional. made me feel serene ( )
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Evolved individuals keep their minds open and impartial because fixed opinions or belief systems distort the flow of pure information coming in from the outside world. The way of power involves giving in. Timeless wisdom. ( )
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Ames, Roger T.secondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Blakney, R. B.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Blok, J.A.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Despeux, CatherineAfterwordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Who can find a good woman?

She is precious beyond all things.

Her husband's heart trusts her completely.

She is his best reward.

PROV. 31:10-11 (Mitchell translation)
TO MY MOTHER AND FATHER (Mitchell translation)
TO VICKI (Mitchell translation)
A Rudolf Ritsema, compagno e maestro,che mi ha introdotto ai misteri della lingua cinese
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The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. (Mitchell translation)
The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao.
I will begin with a comparison.
The person of superior integrity does not insist upon his integrity. (Mair translation)
Way-making (dao) that can be put into words is not really way-making, And naming (ming) that can assign fixed reference to things is not really naming. (Ames/Hall translation)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 014044131X, Paperback)

Traditionally attributed to Lao Tzu, an older contemporary of Confucius (551-479 BC), it is now thought that the work was compiled in about the fourth century BC. An anthology of wise sayings, it offers a model by which the individual can live rather than explaining the human place in the universe. The moral code it encourages is based on modesty and self-restraint, and the rewards reaped for such a life are harmony and flow of life.

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A new version of the classic "Book of the Way" provides a manual on the art of living, offering eighty concise chapters that offer wisdom and advice on how to achieve balance, perspective, and serenity in every aspect of one's life.

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