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Chinese Proverb Quotes

Sayings of Chinese Origin

Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.

Category: Discontent

The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness;

Category: Doctors

Great doubts deep wisdom. Small doubts little wisdom.

Category: Doubt

I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.

Category: Dreams

The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.

Category: Enemies

Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald.

Category: Experience

Everyone pushes a falling fence.

Category: Failure

The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.

Category: Failure

Riches: A dream in the night. Fame: A gull floating on water.

Category: Fame

All people are your relatives, therefore expect only trouble from them.

Category: Family

Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.

Category: Family

In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.

Category: Family

Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.

Category: Family

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.

Category: Faults

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

Category: Fools And Foolishness