- Li ErhLi Er, 6th-century b.c., Chinese philosopher: reputed founder of Taoism.
- (italics) Tao Te Ching.
Also Lao-tse Pinyin, Lao·zi.
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"The more weapons of violence, the more misery to mankind," Lao-tzu taught.Autobiography of a YOGI
And as an ancient Chinese philosopher, Lao-tzu, said: "Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish; do not overdo it."