Zhuang Zhou Quotes

- Notable Zhuang Zhou Quotes Index -

Born: 369 BC, China
Birth Country: China
Died: , 286 BC
Occupation: Philospher

Cherish that which is within you, and shut off that which is without for much knowledge is a curse.
- Zhuang Zhou

Great wisdom is generous petty wisdom is contentious.
- Zhuang Zhou

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
- Zhuang Zhou

I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
- Zhuang Zhou

Men honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it.
- Zhuang Zhou

Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.
- Zhuang Zhou

Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature.
- Zhuang Zhou

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