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Re: A journey of a thousand miles,,,

Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 14, 2005

In Reply to: A journey of a thousand miles,,, Posted by Rachael Jerrison on November 14, 2005

: Could anyone tell me who said

: " A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

: I love the proverb and would love to know where it originates from,

: Thank you

Created by Lao-tzu:

That which is at rest is easy to grasp.
That which has not yet come about is easy to plan for.
That which is fragile is easily broken.
That which is minute is easily scattered.
Handle things before they arise.
Manage affairs before they are in a mess.

A thick tree grows from a tiny seed.
A tall building arises from a mound of earth.
A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.
Contriving, you are defeated;
Grasping, you lose.