Monday, August 17, 2015


This is a blog of translations of the first verse of Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching by the writers listed below:

Bart Marshall

Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English

Steven Mitchell

Stephen F. Kaufman

Ursula K. Le Guin

Witter Bynner

Frank J. MacHovec

Raymond B. Blakney

Raghavan Iyer

Jonathan Star

John C. H. Wu

Stephen Addiss and Stanley Lombardo

Dwight Goddard

Ellen M. Chen

Brian Browne Walker

R. L. Wing

John H. McDonald

Ralph Alan Dale

Victor H. Mair