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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
Sun Tzu
23 quotes
Zhang Ziyi
23 quotes
Li Peng
21 quotes
Zhang Yimou
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

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

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

Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. Lao Tzu
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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

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

Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. Jack Ma

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

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

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

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

To love a thing means wanting it to live. Confucius
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Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold. Chinese Proverbs

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
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Do not be concerned that no one recognizes you, seek that which is worthy of recognition. Confucius

The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long. Lao Tzu
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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

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. Confucius

The journey is the reward. Chinese Proverbs

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior. Confucius

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



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