Chinese Proverb

Chinese Proverb

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

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