Governing A Large Country Is Like Frying A Small Fish.
Governing a large country is like frying a small fish. You spoil it with
too much poking.
Ruling a big country is like cooking a small fish. -- Lao Tsu
Rule a kingdom as though you were cooking a small fish. -- Lao Tzu
Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it. -- Lao-Tzu
Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Don't overdo it. -- Lao Tsu
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar. -- Lao Tze
A journey of 1000 miles begins with one step. LAO-TZE
If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
James A. Garfield, US Preside...
Comrades, we have established beyond a doubt that it is possible to build socialism in one large country - like the Soviet Union.
But is it possible to built it in a very small country, say, Switzerland....
Advise] the ruler to govern the state as one cooks a small fish -- that is, don't turn it so often in the pan that it disintegrates.
-- Lao Tzu...