Chinese Proverbs Quotes


332 Chinese Proverbs quotes:



"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair."
"When men speak of the future, the Gods laugh."
"A horse cannot gain weight if not fed with extra fodder during the night; a man cannot become wealthy without earnings apart from his regular salaries."
"One cannot refuse to eat just because there is a chance of being choked."
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"Flowing water never goes bad; our door hubs never gather termites."
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"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."
"To talk much and arrive nowhere is the same as climbing a tree to catch a fish."
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"When you fall into a pit, you either die or get out"
"Your fingers can't be of the same length."
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"Do not want others to know what you have done? Better not have done it anyways."
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"Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead."
"When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people."
"Once bitten by a snake, he/she is scared all his/her life at the mere sight of a rope."
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"Have one's ears pierced only before the wedding ceremony starts."
"Flies never visit an egg that has no crack."
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"The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him."
"Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome."
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"When we have nothing to worry about we are not doing much, and not doing much may supply us with plenty of future worries."
"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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"What is told into the ear of a man is often heard a hundred miles away."



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