Chinese Proverbs

Better to light a candle

than to curse the darkness.

Zen Proverbs

When an ordinary man  gains knowledge,
he is a sage; 
when a sage gains understanding,
he is an ordinary man.

Indian proverbs Om sign

Studying is sweat,
knowledge is sweet.


Japanese Proverbs

Never let an  opportunity pass by,

but always think twice before acting.


American Indian Proverbs

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.


Russian Proverbs

Clever person likes to learn,

and the fool to teach.

Taoist Proverbs

The journey is the reward.





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