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

— Chinese Proverbs

The most delicious Chinese Proverbs quotes that will be huge advantage for your personal development

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

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

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A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

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Chinese Proverbs quote A genius always presents himself as a fo

A genius always presents himself as a fool.

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I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.

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Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

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The night hides a world, but reveals a universe.

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Chinese Proverbs quote Laws control a lesser person, right cond

Laws control a lesser person, right conduct controls a greater one.

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The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

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Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

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Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it.

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Chinese Proverbs quote Tension is who you think you should be.

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who yu are.

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The journey is the reward.

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Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.

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

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Chinese Proverbs quote Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.

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About Chinese Proverbs

Quotes 119 sayings
Nationality Chinese

The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.

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When wind of changes are blowing, some people will build walls - some will build windmills.

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Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.

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Chinese Proverbs quote The fire you kindle for your enemy often

The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns you more than him.

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Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.

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Before you prepare to improve the world, look around your own house three times.

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Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.

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Chinese Proverbs quote The best time to plant a tree was 20 yea

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

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He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

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A genius always presents himself as a fool.

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He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.

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A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends.

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We count our miseries carefully, and accept our blessings without much thought.

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A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.

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Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.

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I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

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Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.

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An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold.

105

Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.

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If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.

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The saving man becomes the free man.

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The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.

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The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.

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In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.

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Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.

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Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

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Don't open a shop unless you like to smile.

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If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.

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There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.

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Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.

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Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.

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Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome.

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With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough.

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In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone's letter.

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If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.

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When men speak of the future, the Gods laugh.

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If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens.

If your words are worthless, don't give advice.

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To talk goodness is not good... only to do it is.

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Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.

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