Chinese Proverb

Chinese Proverb

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

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