Li Erh; Li Er, 6th-century b.c., Chinese philosopher: reputed founder of Taoism.
(italics) Tao Te Ching.
- Also Lao-tse, (Pinyin) Lao·zi .
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Lao-tzu in a sentence
Bestselling author of Flags of Our Fathers shares his favorite reads, from Lao Tzu to Kurt Vonnegut.
"The more weapons of violence, the more misery to mankind," Lao-tzu taught.Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda
And as an ancient Chinese philosopher, Lao-tzu, said: "Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish; do not overdo it."
In one of the few genuine utterances of Lao Tzu which have survived the wreck of time, we find an allusion to a spiritual world.Religions of Ancient China | Herbert A. Giles
Or to quote Lao-tzu: "Those who speak do not know, those who know do not speak."Japanese Prints | John Gould Fletcher