Chinese Proverbs

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The journey is the reward.
— Chinese proverb

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Children's mouths speak the truth.
— Chinese proverb

children proverbs

Too much politeness conceals deceit.
— Chinese proverb

politeness proverbs

Dig the well before you are thirsty.
— Chinese proverb

preparation proverbs

The fish sees the bait, not the hook.
— Chinese proverb

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Whatever will satisfy hunger is good food.
— Chinese proverb

food proverbs

One good teacher outweights a ton of books.
— Chinese proverb

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A book, tight shut, is but a block of paper.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs books reading

If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it.
— Chinese proverb

morals proverbs

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.

experience proverbs

Life is but a journey; death is returning home.
— Chinese proverb

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Patience and the mulberry leaf become a silk gown.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs patience

Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs shortcomings

It is better to be a small stream, than a deep ditch.
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The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
— Chinese proverb

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Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.
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proverbs anger

The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.

proverbs environment

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
— Chinese proverb

journeys motivational proverbs beginnings

You must scale the mountain if you would view the plain.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs vision

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs shortcomings

A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs open-mindedness

There is but one way to be born but a hundred ways to die.
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proverbs death

If thine enemy wrong thee, buy each of his children a drum.
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proverbs revenge

If thine enemy wrongs thee, buy each of his children a drum.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs funny revenge

When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs gratitude

He who strikes the first blow admits he has lost the argument.
— Chinese proverb

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Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead.
— Chinese proverb

critics proverbs friendship

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.
— Chinese proverb

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The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
— Chinese proverb

inspirational proverbs perseverance

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.

attitude proverbs

Govern your family as you would cook a small fish — very very gently.
— Chinese proverb

parenting proverbs

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.

wisdom proverbs

You can't help someone uphill without getting closer to the top yourself.
— Chinese proverb

charity proverbs helping others

A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs adversity

To uncover the truth is not difficult, but to follow the truth is formidable.
— Chinese proverb

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A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs art

Only when the cold sets in do you notice the pines and cypresses turning green.
— Chinese proverb

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The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.
— Chinese proverb

pessimism criticism proverbs

People live like birds in the woods: When the time comes, each must take flight.
— Chinese proverb

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There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same.
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One evening's conversation with a superior man is better than ten years of study.
— Chinese proverb

conversation proverbs

He who keeps the hills, burns the wood; he who keeps the streams drinks the water.

proverbs nature

To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs ancestors

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
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advisory patience anger proverbs

He who waits for a roast duck to fly into his mouth must wait a very, very long time.
— Chinese proverb

action proverbs

If you think too long on your next step, you will end up in life standing on one leg.
— Chinese proverb

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The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
— Chinese proverb

pessimism proverbs

Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely.
— Chinese proverb

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Give a man a fish and he will live for a day; give him a net, and he will live for a lifetime.
— Chinese proverb

charity proverbs

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.
— Chinese proverb

proverbs flowers

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
— Chinese proverb

sorrow proverbs Persian proverbs

Think of your faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep.

shortcomings proverbs

If You wish to be happy for an hour, get intoxicated. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married If you wish to be happy for eight days, kill your pig and eat it. But If you wish to be happy forever become a gardener.
— Chinese proverb

happiness proverbs

If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world.
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