Quotation Explorer - 'Chinese Proverb'

Not until just before dawn do people sleep best; not until people get old do they become wise. - Chinese Proverb
A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections. - Chinese Proverb
A nation's treasure is in its scholars. - Chinese Proverb
Dig the well before you are thirsty. - 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. - Chinese proverb
I dreamed a thousand new paths. . . I woke and walked my old one. - Chinese proverb
Do not employ handsome servants. - Chinese Proverb
He who is drowned is not troubled by the rain. - Chinese Proverb
When you drink the water, remember the spring. - Chinese Proverb
The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. - Chinese Proverb
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. - Chinese Proverb
Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet. - Chinese Proverb
Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind. - Chinese Proverb
If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through. - Chinese Proverb
The man who comes with a tale about others has himself an ax to grind. - Chinese proverb
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. - Chinese Proverb
Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand. - Chinese Proverb
If you are in the business of revenge, then you better dig two graves. - Chinese Proverb
A book tightly shut is but a block of paper. - Chinese Proverb
A fool judges people by the presents they give him. - Chinese Proverb
Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil. - Chinese Proverb
Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still. - Chinese Proverb
The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water; but to walk on the earth. - Chinese Proverb
The palest ink is better than the best memory. - Chinese Proverb
Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. - Chinese Proverb
A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers. - Chinese Proverb
He who is afraid of suffering, is already suffering fear. Out of fear, true creativity is blocked. - Chinese Proverb
A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom. - Chinese proverb
With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown. - Chinese proverb
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. - Chinese Proverb
He who cannot agree with his enemies is controlled by them. - Chinese proverb
Be not afraid of going slowly; be only afraid of standing still. - Chinese Proverb
A filthy mouth will not utter decent language. - Chinese Proverb
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. - Chinese Proverb
A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials. - Chinese Proverb
If heaven made him, earth can find some use for him. - 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. - Chinese Proverb
When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. - Chinese Proverb
Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve. - Chinese Proverb
Don't open a shop unless you like to smile. - Chinese Proverb
Each generation will reap what the former generation has sown. - Chinese Proverb
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. - Chinese Proverb
To know the road ahead, ask those coming back. - Chinese Proverb
Unles we change direction, we are likely to wind up where we are headed. - Chinese Proverb
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb
Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last. - Chinese Proverb
Be the first to the field and the last to the couch. - Chinese Proverb
If you bow at all, bow low. - Chinese Proverb
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. - Chinese Proverb
A book holds a house of gold. - Chinese Proverb
A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark. - Chinese Proverb
A rat who gnaws at a cat's tail invites destruction. - Chinese Proverb
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom. - Chinese Proverb
If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it. - Chinese Proverb
If we don't change our direction we're likely to end up where we're headed. - Chinese Proverb
The gem cannot be polished without friction, not a man perfected without trials. - Chinese Proverb
An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold. - Chinese Proverb
He who strikes the first blow admits he's lost the argument. - Chinese Proverb
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