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Top 10 Chinese Proverbs Quotes (BEST)

  1. If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
  2. The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
  3. Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.
  4. A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
  5. I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.
  6. Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
  7. The night hides a world, but reveals a universe.
  8. The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
  9. Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
  10. Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it.

Chinese Proverbs Image Quotes

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 quote A genius always presents himself as a fool.
A genius always presents himself as a fool.
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A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness. — Chinese Proverbs

 quote Laws control a lesser person, right conduct controls a great
Laws control a lesser person, right conduct controls a greater one.
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The night hides a world, but reveals a universe. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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

 quote Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who yu
Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who yu are.
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Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it. — Chinese Proverbs

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The journey is the reward. — Chinese Proverbs

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

 quote Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.
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Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom. — Chinese Proverbs

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

 quote The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns you more than
The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns you more than him.
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He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight. — Chinese Proverbs

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A genius always presents himself as a fool. — Chinese Proverbs

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

 quote The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second b
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
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We count our miseries carefully, and accept our blessings without much thought. — Chinese Proverbs

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Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men. — Chinese Proverbs

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I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand. — Chinese Proverbs

 quote The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second b
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
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Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense. — Chinese Proverbs

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An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold. — Chinese Proverbs

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Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking. — Chinese Proverbs

Chinese Proverbs Short Quotes

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 quote Be not afraid of growing slowly; Be afraid only of standing still.
Be not afraid of growing slowly; Be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverbs Quotes On Wisdom

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Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom. — Chinese Proverbs

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Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men. — Chinese Proverbs

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. — Chinese Proverbs

Great doubts deep wisdom. Small doubts little wisdom. — Chinese Proverbs

Chinese Proverbs Quotes On People

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

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. — Chinese Proverbs

All people are your relatives, therefore expect only trouble from them. — Chinese Proverbs

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

When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people. — Chinese Proverbs

Chinese Proverbs Quotes On Life

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Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life. — Chinese Proverbs

Life is a dream walking death is a going home. — Chinese Proverbs

Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life. — Chinese Proverbs

Life is like an echo, what you send out comes back. — Chinese Proverbs

Chinese Proverbs Quotes On Family

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

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In a broken nest there are few whole eggs. — Chinese Proverbs

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

Chinese Proverbs Famous Quotes And Sayings

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

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

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Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness. — Chinese Proverbs

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The night hides a world, but reveals a universe. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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

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

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

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

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Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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

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

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He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight. — Chinese Proverbs

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A genius always presents himself as a fool. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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

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Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men. — Chinese Proverbs

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I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold. — Chinese Proverbs

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Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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The saving man becomes the free man. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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In a broken nest there are few whole eggs. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one. — Chinese Proverbs

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. — Chinese Proverbs

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

Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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

With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough. — Chinese Proverbs

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

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

When men speak of the future, the Gods laugh. — Chinese Proverbs

If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens. If your words are worthless, don't give advice. — Chinese Proverbs

To talk goodness is not good... only to do it is. — Chinese Proverbs

If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. — Chinese Proverbs

Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden. — Chinese Proverbs

Never do anything standing that you can do sitting, or anything sitting that you can do lying down. — Chinese Proverbs

When you cease to strive to understand, then you will know without understanding. — Chinese Proverbs

Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things. — Chinese Proverbs

One never needs their humor as much a when they argue with a fool. — Chinese Proverbs

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself. — Chinese Proverbs

Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last. — Chinese Proverbs

A man grows most tired while standing still. — Chinese Proverbs

The tongue can paint what the eye can't see. — Chinese Proverbs

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

To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous. — Chinese Proverbs

The grandfather builds the Empire, the father squanders the Empire, and the son loses the Empire. — Chinese Proverbs

If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow. — Chinese Proverbs

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. — Chinese Proverbs

One step at a time is good walking. — Chinese Proverbs

At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons. — Chinese Proverbs

The greatest conqueror is he who overcomes the enemy without a blow. — Chinese Proverbs

What is told into the ear of a man is often heard a hundred miles away. — Chinese Proverbs

Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald. — Chinese Proverbs

The palest ink lasts longer than the most retentive memory. — Chinese Proverbs

Climb mountains to see lowlands. — Chinese Proverbs

The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness; — Chinese Proverbs

Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes. — Chinese Proverbs

If you suspect a man, don't employ him, and if you employ him, don't suspect him. — Chinese Proverbs

One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him. — Chinese Proverbs

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes. — Chinese Proverbs

The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain. — Chinese Proverbs

If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else. — Chinese Proverbs

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. — Chinese Proverbs

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. — Chinese Proverbs

Sour, sweet, bitter, pungent, all must be tasted. — Chinese Proverbs

When we have nothing to worry about we are not doing much, and not doing much may supply us with plenty of future worries. — Chinese Proverbs

Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very, very long time. — Chinese Proverbs

If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through. — Chinese Proverbs

Your friend has a friend; don't tell him. — Chinese Proverbs

Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best. — Chinese Proverbs

With virtue you can't be entirely poor; without virtue you can't really be rich. — Chinese Proverbs

To climb a tree to catch a fish is talking much and doing nothing. — Chinese Proverbs

Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little. — Chinese Proverbs

Biggest profits mean gravest risks. — Chinese Proverbs

One joy scatters a hundred grieves. — Chinese Proverbs

With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown. — Chinese Proverbs

A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence. — Chinese Proverbs

A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home. — Chinese Proverbs

A maker of idols is never an idolater. — Chinese Proverbs

Enough shovels of earth -- a mountain. Enough pails of water -- a river. — Chinese Proverbs

If fortune smiles, who doesn't? If fortune doesn't, who does? — Chinese Proverbs

If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come. — Chinese Proverbs

Those who have free seats at a play hiss first. — Chinese Proverbs

If heaven made him, earth can find some use for him. — Chinese Proverbs

The longer the night lasts, the more our dreams will be. — Chinese Proverbs

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

Life Lessons by Chinese Proverbs

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  1. Embrace the power of patience and perseverance: Chinese proverbs emphasize the importance of patience and perseverance in achieving long-term goals. They teach us that success often requires endurance and the ability to stay committed, even in the face of challenges or setbacks.
  2. Cultivate harmony and balance: These proverbs emphasize the value of harmony and balance in all aspects of life. They teach us to seek equilibrium in our relationships, work, and personal well-being, recognizing that a harmonious existence leads to greater happiness and fulfillment.
  3. Emphasize the importance of continuous learning: Chinese proverbs highlight the significance of lifelong learning and personal growth. They encourage us to cultivate a curious and open mind, reminding us that knowledge and wisdom are acquired through continuous exploration and self-improvement.

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