Was this really by Lao Tzu?
Victor Mair posting at Language Log explains that many so-called "Chinese" quotes are just phony Orientalisms, and have nothing to do with actual quotes from Confucius, Lao Zi, or other real Chinese people or books. Continue reading “Fake Chinese quotes”
Your astonishment increases
if you know where it came from.
Things change if you know more about them. Continue reading “How are you deceived by this painting?”