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Famous Chinese Proverb Quotations

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"A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion."
by Chinese Proverb
"The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."
by Chinese Proverb
"Those who have free seats at a play hiss first."
by Chinese Proverb
"With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown."
by Chinese proverb
"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."
by Chinese Proverb
"Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere."
by Chinese Proverb
"Never do anything standing that you can do sitting, or anything sitting that you can do lying down."
by Chinese Proverb
"Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself."
by Chinese Proverb
"Sour, sweet, bitter, pungent, all must be tasted."
by Chinese Proverb
"One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow."
by Chinese Proverb
"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."
by Chinese Proverb
"Climb mountains to see lowlands."
by Chinese Proverb
"Do not employ handsome servants."
by Chinese Proverb
"Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring."
by Chinese Proverb
"Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last."
by Chinese Proverb
"Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom."
by Chinese Proverb
"An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold."
by Chinese Proverb
"Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."
by Chinese Proverb
"Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking."
by Chinese Proverb
"To believe in one's dreams is to spend all of one's life asleep."
by Chinese Proverb
"Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil."
by Chinese Proverb
"Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it."
by Chinese Proverb
"A book tightly shut is but a block of paper."
by Chinese Proverb
"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket."
by Chinese Proverb
"A book holds a house of gold."
by Chinese Proverb
"A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers."
by Chinese Proverb
"A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song."
by Chinese Proverb
"A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood."
by Chinese proverb
"A closed mind is like a closed book just a block of wood."
by Chinese Proverb
"A filthy mouth will not utter decent language."
by Chinese Proverb
"A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections."
by Chinese Proverb
"A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials."
by Chinese Proverb
"A fool judges people by the presents they give him."
by Chinese Proverb
"A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study."
by Chinese Proverb
"A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of minds."
by Chinese proverb
"A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom."
by Chinese proverb
"According to the ancient Chinese proverb, A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step"
by John F. Kennedy
"After three days without reading, talk becomes flavorless."
by Chinese Proverb
"Be the first to the field and the last to the couch."
by Chinese Proverb
"Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still."
by Chinese Proverb
"Be not afraid of going slowly; be only afraid of standing still."
by Chinese Proverb
"Behind an able man there are always other able men."
by Chinese proverb
"Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own."
by Chinese Proverb
"Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still."
by Chinese Proverb
"Dig the well before you are thirsty."
by Chinese Proverb
"Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet."
by Chinese Proverb
"Each generation will reap what the former generation has sown."
by Chinese Proverb
"Enough shovels of earth ..........................a mountain. Enough pails of water ...............................a river."
by Chinese Proverb
"Enjoy yourself. It's later than you think."
by Chinese Proverb
"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."
by Chinese Proverb
"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."
by Chinese Proverb
"He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever."
by Chinese Proverb
"He who cannot agree with his enemies is controlled by them."
by Chinese proverb
"He who is drowned is not troubled by the rain."
by Chinese Proverb
"He who hurries can not walk with dignity."
by Chinese Proverb
"I dreamed a thousand new paths. . . I woke and walked my old one."
by Chinese proverb
"I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand."
by Chinese Proverb
"If heaven made him, earth can find some use for him."
by Chinese Proverb
"If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you bow at all, bow low."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you are planning for a year, sow rice if you are planning for a decade, plant trees if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you always give You will always have."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you suspect a man, don't employ him, and if ypu employ him, don't suspect him."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you must play, decide on three things at the start the rules of he game, the stakes, and the quitting time."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you stand straight Do not fear a crooked shadow."
by Chinese Proverb
"If you see in your wine the reflection of a person not in your range of vision, don't drink it."
by Chinese Proverb
"In reviling, it is not necessary to prepare a preliminary draft."
by Chinese Proverb
"It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness."
by Old Chinese Proverb
"Judge not the horse by his saddle."
by Chinese Proverb
"Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve."
by Chinese Proverb
"Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely."
by Chinese Proverb
"Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come."
by Chinese Proverb
"Married couples tell each other a thousand things without speech."
by Chinese Proverb
"Never write a letter while you are angry."
by Chinese Proverb
"One should be just as careful in choosing one's pleasures as in avoiding calamities."
by Chinese Proverb
"Practice no vice because it's trivial... Neglect no virtue because it's so."
by Chinese Proverb
"Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind."
by Chinese Proverb
"Sometimes life can be as bitter as dragon tears. But whether dragon tears are bitter or sweat depends entirely on how each man perceives them."
by Chinese proverb
"Take a second look... It costs you nothing."
by Chinese Proverb
"Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself."
by Chinese Proverb
"The beginning of wisdom is calling things by their right names."
by Chinese Proverb
"The gem cannot be polished without friction, not a man perfected without trials."
by Chinese Proverb
"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials."
by Chinese Proverb
"The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out."
by Chinese Proverb
"The man who does not learn is dark, like one walking in the night."
by Chinese Proverb
"The man who comes with a tale about others has himself an ax to grind."
by Chinese proverb
"The palest ink is better than the best memory."
by Chinese Proverb
"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it."
by Chinese Proverb
"There are two perfect men one dead, and the other unborn."
by Chinese Proverb
"There is many a good man to be found under a shabby hat."
by Chinese Proverb
"Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot."
by Chinese Proverb
"To attract good fortune, spend a new coin on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend, and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon."
by Chinese Proverb
"To know the road ahead, ask those coming back."
by Chinese Proverb
"Use power to curb power."
by Chinese Proverb
"Unles we change direction, we are likely to wind up where we are headed."
by Chinese Proverb
"When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them."
by Chinese Proverb
"When you drink the water, remember the spring."
by Chinese Proverb


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