Found in the ruins, alongside ribald drawings and disgusting, unwashed rice bowls: crumpled, scrawled foolscap jam-packed with the folksy 6th century B.C. wisdom of Richard "Dickie" Zhu. Lao Tzu, A.K.A. "The Old Master", vehemently denounced Dickie, repeatedly denied that the two were related and changed his address to avoid him on seventeen different occasions.
“Whoever can see through all fear is one crazy motherfucker.”
"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with cheap airfare and an airport bar."
"He who knows does not speak. He who speaks does not know. He who does not know and speaks hosts a talk radio program."
"He who knows that enough is enough will always remember how to spell enough."
"Even ordinary women at the rice wine bar can be brilliant.
I alone grope in the dark.
Please let me remember what her name is before sunrise."
"Nature needs few words. And it's FUCKING COLD out."
"A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to buy my comfy La-Z Taoist couch."