This time we present you a quote from Lao Tzu. He who obtains has little.. he who scatters has much!
This is a beautiful motivational and inspiring typography template made specially for Home and Office Decor either as in a print or as a decal.
This inspiring decal or printable template is exactly as seen on the sample image!
But who was Lao Tzu?
For some, Lao Tzu was one of the the greatest Eastern philosophers.. but little is truly known about the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu (sometimes also known as Laozi or Lao Tze), who is a guiding figure in Daoism (also translated as Taoism), a still popular spiritual practice. He is said to have been a record keeper in the court of the central Chinese Zhou Dynasty in the 6th century B.C., and an older contemporary of Confucius. This could be true, but he may also have been entirely mythical—much like Homer in Western culture. It is certainly very unlikely that (as some legends say) he was conceived when his mother saw a falling star, or born an old man with very long earlobes – or lived 990 years.
Lao Tzu is said to have tired of life in the Zhou court as it grew increasingly morally corrupt. So he left and rode on a water buffalo to the western border of the Chinese empire. Although he was dressed as a farmer, the border official recognised him and asked him to write down his wisdom. According to this legend, what Lao Tzu wrote became the sacred text called the Tao Te Ching. After writing this piece, Lao Tzu is said to have crossed the border and disappeared from history, perhaps to become a hermit. In reality, the Tao Te Ching is likely the compilation of the works of many authors over time. But stories about Lao Tzu and the Tao Te Ching itself passed down through different Chinese philosophical schools for over two thousand years.
Today there are at least twenty million Daoists, and perhaps even half a billion, living around the world, especially in China and Taiwan. They practise meditation, chant scriptures, and worship a variety of gods and goddesses in temples run by priests. Lao Tzu has been revered for thousands of years by millions of people; one of his religious titles is even “Supremely Mysterious and Primordial Emperor.” Daoists also make pilgrimages to five sacred mountains in eastern China in order to pray at the temples and absorb spiritual energy from these holy places, which are believed to be governed by immortals.
Daoism is deeply intertwined with other branches of thought like Confucianism and Buddhism. Confucius is often believed to be a student of Lao Tzu. Similarly, some believe that when Lao Tzu disappeared, he travelled to India and Nepal and either taught or became the Buddha. Confucianist practices to this day not only respect Lao Tzu as a great philosopher but also try to follow many of his teachings.
The Tao Te Ching is somewhat like the Bible: it gives instructions (at times vague and generally open to multiple interpretations) on how to live a good life. It discusses the “Dao,” or the “way” of the world, which is also the path to virtue, happiness, and harmony. This “way” isn’t inherently confusing or difficult. Lao Tzu wrote, “the great Dao is very even, but people like to take by-ways.” In Lao Tzu’s view the problem with virtue isn’t that it is difficult or unnatural, but simply is that we resist the very simple path that might make us most content.
In order to follow the Dao, we need to go beyond simply reading and thinking about it. Instead we must learn wu wei (“flowing” or “effortless action”), a sort of purposeful acceptance of the way of the Dao and live in harmony with it. This might seem lofty and bizarre, but most of Lao Tzu’s suggestions are actually very simple.
First, we ought to take more time for stillness. “To the mind that is still,” Lao Tzu said, “the whole universe surrenders.” We need to let go of our schedules, worries and complex thoughts for a while and simply experience the world. We spend so much time rushing from one place to the next in life, but Lao Tzu reminds us “nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” It is particularly important that we remember that certain things—grieving, growing wiser, developing a new relationship—only happen on their own schedule, like the changing of leaves in the fall or the blossoming of the bulbs we planted months ago.
So... if you take Lao's history in consideration you will realize that this quote, in reality, tries to show the reader that one should be governed by instinct and conscience. The "simplicity" is the key to truth and freedom. It encourages the readers to observe, and seek to understand the laws of nature; to develop intuition and build up personal power... to wield power with love, not force
As usual this can be printed, cut or engraved as per your needs and requirements.
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This download includes several formats to choose from, such as ...
-> .PDF (vector format that most plotters and printers can read)
-> .SVG (Virtually all printers and plotters do read this vector file format)
-> .EPS (Standard Encapsulated Post Script file.. should be compatible with almost 99.9% of the hardware)
-> .DWG (Autocad format - Some guys like this best.. so here it is)
-> .DXF (Also Autocad R14 standard file format)
-> .PLT (We personally like this format for cutting.. make sure you import at 1016 standard plotter units)
-> .PNG (with and without transparency support)
-> .JPG (Standard raster file format)
-> .AfDesign (Affinity Designer Vector file format)
-> .SVGz (Basically its a compressed version of the SVG vector file format)
-> .TIF (Raster file format)
-> .PSD (Photoshop file format)
The presentation image has intentionally watermarked to prevent leeches/copies of the original design. So .. don't worry.. you will get fully and highly detailed images / vectors / designs / templates of this.. not low resolution!!
As said before this is a generic vector file (can either be printed, cut, engraved or all).. so you can resize it to what best meets your needs. No specific dimension is embedded on the file.. just resize it as per your best need.
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Sure.. yes they can! All of our decals can be easily be removed once applied and no glue residues will remain, nor are they supposed to damage the surface on where they were originally applied to!
We never had any macbook, laptop, wall, glass, paint, stone or generic surface damaged by these decals... however, some common sense is advised.. for instance, do not place the decal on a hot surface or it can melt (this is vinyl, not iron).. not use the decals on dusty or moist surfaces because it will void adhesions (although vinyl is much more mouldable and has far better mechanical caracteristics.. if common duck tape does not stick, chances are that vinyl will not as well).
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Due to the high cost of materials involved and because all decals are made by order entry in the client's requested color, orders with square area above 0.25 meters are considered custom made and are by definition not refundable or returnable.
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Well...nothing lasts forever, but it is not expected to fade! We use a special vulcanization technic in order to print our shirts.. so no color fade is expected. A special type of colored rubber is injected on the fabric making it a permanent die.
THESE ARE NOT A PRINTED TSHIRTS. We vulcanize a polyurethane membrane on top of the fabric forcing it to penetrate inside the cotton mesh by a special heat and localized pressure procedure.. this way it becomes permanent and VERY durable. Using this procedure, your design wont fade or chip off. The shirt has a soft touch as well, very similar to silkscreen with plastisol inks (softer)..
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Also, please be aware, that big decals may be cut in to smaller pieces for better application..
Yes... this is possible.. but only for bulk orders.
Please contact me with the amount of items you would like to have and i will get back to you with a final proposition.
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Sure.. no problem on it!
Just request a custom job and i will quote you the best price for it. But remember that small sized jobs can't always be done due to material limitations (we are speaking in sub-millimeter details.. i mean.. those itsibitsi tinywini little dots that you wished to cut for your pet ant as a necklace... sorry can't do those... ...yet.. ^_^)
Unless otherwise stated on the description of the product, all Tshirts are made of 100% pure cotton by the American "Fruit of the Loom" brand, Rolly, American Apparel or MK.
As for vinyl goes.. we use mainly Ritrama, Oracal, MultiFix, 3M, VF3, Avery and Hexis. There are a lot of brands for vinyl but we do prefer these as they are the most stable in production (and they not cheap by the way).
We use good quality vinyl with exterior durability of at least 5 years (usually we do use 5 to 7 year grade vinyl for exterior conditions.. which means that on the interiors these can last for about 12 years or more).
On some cases, depending only of the design and placement destination we may use other types of vinyls.
Sure i can. Just contact me and i will quote it for you!
Different designs with the same square size can have different costs as the difficulty in cutting may be higher or lower. Also, the chosen production material will differentiate the costs.
All jobs are different .. so just contact me and i am sure we will manage a good deal for both of us.
Since BrutalVisual Studio is based on Europe we use the metric system.
This means that all measurements are made in centimeters, but don't worry it's easy to convert :
1) 1 Inch = 2.54 centimeters
.. or ...
2) 1 centimeter = 0.3937 inches.
On the other hand :
1) 1 foot = 0.3048 meters
.. or ...
2) 1 meter = 3.2808 feet
Another thing to have in consideration is that :
1) 100 centimeters = 1 meter
.. like as ...
2) 12 inches = foot
Please also note that : 1 centimeter can be noted as 1 cm, and.. 1 Inch can be noted as 1 In.
Yes... i can.
All products can have minor adjustments on designs if required by the buyer and those are FREE. I can also make small insertions of names, slogans, brands, logos of other small taglines on the current design.
Just make a comment when ordering and i will get back to you after the order is complete, or... you can contact me right now and say what is on your mind.
No extra-charge is done assuming that these are minor changes without too much time consuming. If you require no changes, well.. then you just have to finish your order and wait for the delivery.
All FREE-OF-CHARGE modifications or addons will be done in the same color and material as the chosen design.