Chinese Proverb

Chinese Proverb

Quotes and Inspiration

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

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