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Confucius
149 quotes
Lao Tzu
120 quotes
Chinese Proverbs
105 quotes
Mao Zedong
38 quotes

Martin Yan
37 quotes
Iris Chang
30 quotes
Lin Yutang
25 quotes
Joan Chen
25 quotes
Zhang Ziyi
23 quotes
Sun Tzu
23 quotes
Zhang Yimou
21 quotes
Li Peng
21 quotes
Jackie Chan
21 quotes
Ziyi Zhang
19 quotes
Ma Jian
18 quotes

Quotes and sayings from famous chinese authors
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life. Confucius

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu
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If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. Chinese Proverbs

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

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

Remember: “The Best Fighter is Never Angry." Lao Tzu
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Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness. Lao Tzu

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge. Confucius

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own. Lao Tzu

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius

A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own. Confucius

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

Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. Lao Tzu
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I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one. Chinese Proverbs

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. Lao Tzu

To love a thing means wanting it to live. Confucius
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Do not be concerned that no one recognizes you, seek that which is worthy of recognition. Confucius

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
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The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long. Lao Tzu
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. Confucius

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior. Confucius

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius

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

The journey is the reward. 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

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

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. Confucius

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



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