|I guess Lang Zi had a lot to say in life, and on a lot of mundane topics as well...|
Lang Zi (c. 2000 BCE) was a philosopher from Zheng Fa who is known for his "philosophy of detainment". His teachings mainly revolve around catching criminals in a militaristic fashion. The Interpol agent Shi-Long Lang is a descendant of Lang Zi.
Shi-Long Lang is the source of almost all known Lang Zi quotes.
Lang Zi says:
- "Every pack has its own rules."
- "The pack that runs together, stays together."
- "A cub who disrespects others soon feels the disciplinary bite of an elder."
- "The passage of time is but a fleeting moment."
- "On truth’s path, the word 'probability' does not exist."
- "The timid never reach the land of Truth."
- "Reject not those who seek the truth."
- "A wolf who aims to hunt for two rabbits at once..."
- "Until the root of the tongue dries, one never knows the whole truth."
- "... Just go already!"
- "......That's top secret."* (said by the MIB)
- "There is no value in trusting those who bear this mark."
- "Only cooperate with those you can trust."
- "Inevitably, all who have evil in their hearts find themselves in Hell."
- "One should always know one's place in life."
- "Little cubs, never do they know the real fury of the Elder wolves."
- "Those who hold a sword hold an equally strong will."
- "Those with a shield on their back deflect all enemies behind them."
- "All men are brothers. And all friends become family."
- "The truth lies not at the exit, but rather, shines outside the maze itself."
- "Confidence is like a soul, and words without confidence are but empty shells."
- "Don't object and call a success what is beyond reasonability."
- "Items that become evidence should never have any part overlooked."
- "Before aiming for the throat, chew the neck shield off first."
- "Search where the water is deepest."
- "People judge people because people are people."
- "Successful investigations are the result of multiple returns to a crime scene."
- "Ferocious love blooms with each new Spring."
- "Thoroughly bite the poisonous snake from head to tail."
- "True friends are bosom friends."
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- "He who discovered the body is the primary suspect."
- "The wolf is mightier than the crow."
- "Anger the wolf and a hundred year curse be upon you."
- "The end of the trial is not always the end of the case."
- "The darkness inside a criminal's heart can be likened to a monster."
- "No matter how young the cub, never pity an ungrateful pup."
- "Evidence doesn't speak!"
- "A schemer drowns in his own schemes!"