Lao Tzu — Chinese Philosopher

Lao Tzu was one of the most famous Chinese philosophers. Not much is known of the details of his life, and some have thought he was not a real person. He was the author of a book called Tao Te Ching, The Way of Life, a work of about 81 stories with a consistent theme or moral... (wikipedia)

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.