Quotes from: Zhuangzi


A frog in a well cannot discuss the ocean, because he is limited by the size of his well.
A summer insect cannot discuss ice, because it knows only its own season.
A narrow- minded scholar cannot discuss the Tao, because he is constrained by his teachings.
Now you have come out of your banks and seen the Great Ocean. You now know your own inferiority, so it is no possible to discuss great principles with you


The one-legged creature is envious of the millipede; the millipede is envious of the snake; the snake is envious of the wind; the wind is envious of the eye; the eye is envious of the heart


We are born from a quiet sleep, and we die to a calm awakening


If you have insight, you use your inner eye, your inner ear, to pierce to the heart of things, and have no need of intellectual knowledge


The baby looks at things all day without winking; that is because his eyes are not focused on any particular object. He goes without knowing where he is going, and stops without knowing what he is doing. He merges himself within the surroundings and moves along with it. These are the principles of mental hygiene


To a mind that is still, the entire universe surrenders


During our dreams we do not know we are dreaming. We may even dream of interpreting a dream. Only on waking do we know it was a dream. Only after the great awakening will we realize that this is the great dream


Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education


A path is made by walking on it


Flow with whatever may happen, and let your mind be free: Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate