Chinese Proverb

Chinese Proverb

Quotes and Inspiration

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“He who cheats the earth will be cheated by the earth.”
“Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.”
“A man who cannot tolerate small misfortunes can never accomplish great things.”
“A fall into a ditch makes you wiser.”
“One beam, no matter how big, cannot support an entire house on its own.”
“A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind.”
“Before preparing to improve the world, first look around your own home three times. ”
“A wise man makes his own decisions, but an ignorant man mindlessly follows the crowd.”
“No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.”
“A clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.”
“The more acquaintances you have, the less you know them.”
“There are two kinds of perfect people: those who are dead, and those who have not been born yet.”
“Do not believe that you will reach your destination without leaving the shore. ”
“Ripe fruit falls by itself - but it doesn't fall in your mouth. ”
“An inch of time is an inch of gold but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.”
“Even a hare will bite when it is cornered. ”
“A clever person turns great troubles into little ones, and little ones into none at all. ”
“Learning is a weightless treasure you can always carry easily.”
“Listening well is as powerful as talking well, and is also as essential to true conversation.”
“If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. ”
“Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald. ”
“The person who is his own master cannot tolerate another boss. ”
“Talk does not cook rice.”
“Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. ”
“Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. ”
“Patience is a bitter plant, but its fruit is sweet.”
“To be totally at leisure for one day is to be immortal for one day. ”
“Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. ”
“Distant water does not put out a nearby fire.”
“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”
“Small men think they are small; great men never know they are great. ”
“A little impatience will spoil great plans.”
“It is not the knowing that is difficult, but the doing. ”
“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.”
“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. ”
“The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.”
“If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through.”
“Better the cottage where one is merry than the palace where one weeps.”
“A needle is not sharp at both ends. ”
“I was angered, for I had no shoes. Then I met a man who had no feet. ”

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