Po Chu-I

(China)

The Philosopher [Lao Tzu]


“Those who speak know nothing;
Those who know are silent.”
These words, as I am told,
Were spoken by Lao Tzu.
If we are to believe that Lao Ttzu
Was himself one who knew,
How comes it that he wrote a book
Of five thousand words?

Submitted: Thursday, September 30, 2010

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