I updated the tao quotes WordPress plugin. The new 2.0 version is a major upgrade. The widget code uses WordPress 2.8 widget architecture and I added a shortcode. You just have to put [tao-quotes] in your posts or pages to have an embedded widget (see below). Get the tao quotes WordPress plugin.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Quotes from Secret Chalice