Tao Te Ching Chapter 78. By Lao Tzu. Chapter 78. The TTC would like to remind us that water should be our role model. Though is seems soft and weak, it can overcome anything, no matter how hard and strong the thing seems. In the same way water slowly but surely wears down a mountain, we can achieve any task if we approach it softly and take our time. The TTC claims that everybody in the world.