Knowing

Lao Zi, China

Born c. 600 BC.

Philosopher and author of the Tao Te Ching.

(Submitted by The Art of Living Team)

Without taking a step outdoors
You know the whole world;
Without taking a peep out the window
You know the colour of the sky.

The more you experience,
The less you know.
The sage wanders without knowing,
Sees without looking,
Accomplishes without acting.

Image credit: Ron Scott, Inc., 1993

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