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Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) What is the Tao Te Ching? Five hundred years before the birth of Jesus, a God-realized being named Lao-tzu in ancient China dictated 81 verses which are regarded by many as the ultimate commentary on the nature of existence.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) The conceptual artist Ai WeiWei illustrates the schizoid society that rapid change has produced - sometimes by reassembling Ming-style furniture into absurd and useless arrangements, or by carefully painting and antiquing a Coca-Cola logo on an ancient Chinese pot.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) In my own creations, the earliest influence came from the ancient civilisations of Egypt, China, Africa and Persia. In fact, one of my earlier creations was a range of tunics, made from silk procured from the islands of Madagascar.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) Written by the ancient Chinese philosopher of the same name, the ‘Zhuangzi’ is one long perplexing puzzle of a rambling collection of enigmatic short stories. It’s a strange feeling to laugh at a joke written by someone in the 4th century B.C.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) In ancient China, self-government was highly developed both in community life and in personal life. The custom of mutual protection and assistance was widespread. The organization and regulations of local self-government were clearly defined and strictly applied. Individual self-control was even more strongly emphasized.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) We must teach our people the greatness of China’s historical culture. In our educational program we must stress Chinese history and geography so that all may know and appreciate China’s civilization of five thousand years and the far-flung boundaries of our ancient race. This will engender a greater faith in our own future.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) I am very interested in and that is what Sun Tzu in his ancient Chinese text calls The Art of War  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) The ancient philosophers, Chinese, Hindu, Persian, and Greek, were a class than which none has been poorer in outward riches, none so rich inward.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) Only with maturity did I come to appreciate my own Chinese roots: not just the food and the ancient history, but also the philosophy of child-rearing and the respect for education and knowledge.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) The title ‘Now He Sings, Now He Sobs’ comes from ‘I Ching,’ an ancient Chinese book that I was into in the 60s when I was studying different philosophies and religions.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) When I wrote ‘The Alexandria Link,’ I discovered that we are only aware of about 10 percent of the knowledge of the ancient world. In the ancient world, most of the knowledge was destroyed. Every emperor of China who came in wiped out everything that came before them, to the point that the country completely forgot its past  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) To make an artwork good enough to enter people’s hearts is like what ancient Chinese called ‘making stone into gold.’ It is alchemy  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) If you look at ancient Chinese culture, and depictions of it, the relationship between people and nature was very different. It almost felt as though feelings were always attached to a certain landscape  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) Mars has long exerted a pull on the human imagination. The erratically moving red star in the sky was seen as sinister or violent by the ancients: The Greeks identified it with Ares, the God of war; the Babylonians named it after Nergal, God of the underworld. To the ancient Chinese, it was Ying-huo, the fire planet.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) When I was growing up I spent a lot of time reading about ancient China and was really fascinated  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river, - the River of Heaven, - the Silver Stream.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) Artificial creatures date back to the ancient Chinese and Greeks. Renaissance automata were designed primarily to entertain, reflecting the value placed on leisure.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) Suzhou is an ancient city full of old gardens that are very famous in China. It is very beautiful. Plus, I met my boyfriend there!  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) Kant does represents a distinctively modern view of the human condition in contrast to that of ancient high culture, found in ancient Greek ethics and also in ancient Chinese ethics.  (Ancient Chinese Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS