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




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


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


  7. The night hides a world, but reveals a universe.

    • inner

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


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


  10. The journey is the reward.


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


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


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


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


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


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


  17. A genius always presents himself as a fool.

    • wisdom

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

    • wisdom

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


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


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


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


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


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

    • actions

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


  26. The saving man becomes the free man.


  27. Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.


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


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


  30. In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.

    • family



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  1. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about genius

    A genius always presents himself as a fool.


  2. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about control

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


  3. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about yourself

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


  4. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about motivational

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


  5. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about enemy

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


  6. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about wisdom

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


  7. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about nature

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


  8. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about progress

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


  9. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about doing

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


  10. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about change

    When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.


  11. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about teaching

    Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he will eat for a life time.


  12. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about teaching

    Your teacher can open the door, but you must enter by yourself


  13. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about wisdom

    Life is an echo, what you send out comes back


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What are the best actions quotes by Chinese Proverbs?


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

    • actions

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

    • actions

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

    • actions

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

    • actions

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What are the best family quotes by Chinese Proverbs?


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

    • family

    In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.

    • family

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

    • family

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

    • family

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What are the best failure quotes by Chinese Proverbs?


    The journey is the reward.

    • success

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

    • failure

    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.

    • success

    Everyone pushes a falling fence.

    • failure

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What are the best wisdom quotes by Chinese Proverbs?


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

    • wisdom

    A genius always presents himself as a fool.

    • wisdom

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

    • wisdom

    A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.

    • wisdom

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What are the best time quotes by Chinese Proverbs?


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

    • nature

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

    • time

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

    • time

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


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


Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.


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




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


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


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


Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.


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.

  • success

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


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

  • friends

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


When men speak of the future, the Gods laugh.


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


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

  • actions

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


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

  • family

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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


A man grows most tired while standing still.


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

  • character

The tongue can paint what the eye can't see.


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


Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last.


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


To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous.


The palest ink lasts longer than the most retentive memory.


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


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


One step at a time is good walking.


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

  • family

Climb mountains to see lowlands.


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

  • teaching

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


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

  • work

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


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

  • learning

One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.


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


Life is a dream walking death is a going home.


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

  • actions

Sour, sweet, bitter, pungent, all must be tasted.


Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.


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


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.

  • happiness

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


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

  • birds

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


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


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


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


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


Your friend has a friend; don't tell him.


Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little.


Biggest profits mean gravest risks.


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

  • time

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


One joy scatters a hundred grieves.


Enough shovels of earth -- a mountain. Enough pails of water -- a river.

  • growth

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

  • questions

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


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


Great doubts deep wisdom. Small doubts little wisdom.


Those who have free seats at a play hiss first.

  • criticism

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


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


A maker of idols is never an idolater.


Everyone pushes a falling fence.

  • failure

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


If fortune smiles, who doesn't? If fortune doesn't, who does?

  • fate

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

  • planning

Ceremony is the smoke of friendship.


A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.

  • wisdom

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


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


Do not employ handsome servants.

  • work

If you are poor, though you dwell in the busy marketplace, no one will inquire about you; if you are rich, though you dwell in the heart of the mountains, you will have distant relatives.


Riches: A dream in the night. Fame: A gull floating on water.


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


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



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