Phil Fiddyment – Images & Words

Photography and Wisdom

The Tao te Ching… a book on the rules of nature, people, governing and knowledge.



This small book (81 brief chapters) was written around 2600 years ago by the great Chinese Philosopher (and founder of Taoism) Lao Tzu (Laozi).

Some say that it was written as a guide for leaders to govern but it is also used to guide our own lives into being more in harmony with the way things are.

A great guide and intro to Taoism created by Italian Philosopher Daniele Bolelli can be found here…

Here is another quick guide…

You can also follow this twitter account for weekly Taoist quotes…


“Governing a large country is like frying a small fish. You spoil it with too much poking. ”


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