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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

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EtymologyEdit

From the quote 千里之行,始於足下, by the Chinese philosopher Laozi (circa 604 {BC} - circa 531 {BC}) in the Tao Te Ching, chapter 64. Sometimes this quote is erroneously attributed to Laozi's contemporary, Confucius (circa 551 {BC} - circa 479 {BC}), founder of Confucianism.

ProverbEdit

a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

  1. Even the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting point.

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