Originally Posted by Greenslade
Words are expressions of vibrations, and if the focus is on the words themselves and not the vibrations behind them? Depending on the translation you read -
"The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao"
"The Tao is the Mother of all Things"
So good old Lao Tzu broke his own quote.
Can you clarify why you think Lao Tzu broke his own quote? Surely one can say that all things have their origin in the Tao while recognising that the description is not the reality.