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Chinese Proverb Quotes

Sayings of Chinese Origin

Do not employ handsome servants.

Category: Hiring

If you suspect a man, don't employ him, and if you employ him, don't suspect him.

Category: Hiring

A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.

Category: Home

One never needs their humor as much a when they argue with a fool.

Category: Humor

Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome.

Category: Insanity

One joy scatters a hundred grieves.

Category: Joy

When you cease to strive to understand, then you will know without understanding.

Category: Knowledge

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

Category: Learning

The palest ink lasts longer than the most retentive memory.

Category: Memory

If you are poor, though you dwell in the busy marketplace, no one will inquire about you; if you are rich, though you dwell in the heart of the mountains, you will have distant relatives.

Category: Money

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.

Category: Names

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.

Category: Parents And Parenting

Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Category: Patience

The tongue can paint what the eye can't see.

Category: Persuasion

When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people.

Category: Planning