By ‘doing nothing’ one could ‘accomplish everything.’

The Tao(the absolute principle underlying the universe) abides in non-action,
Yet nothing is left undone.
If kings and lords observed this,
The ten thousand things would develop naturally.
If they still desired to act,
They would return to the simplicity of formless substance.
Without form there is no desire.
Without desire there is tranquillity.
In this way all things would be at peace.

~ Lao Tzu

One should endeavour to do nothing (wu-wei). But what does this mean?

It means not to literally do nothing, but to discern and follow the natural forces — to follow and shape the flow of events and not to pit oneself against the natural order of things. First and foremost to be spontaneous in ones actions.

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