Chinese Proverbs

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese proverb












Tao Te Chin




Chinese Proverbs

Not the cry but the flight of the wild duck leads the flock to fly and to follow.

Chinese proverb



Behind an able man there are always other able men.


Tao-style Leadership







Lao Tzu





















Sun Tzu







The Art of War









Chinese Proverbs

A smile

will gain you ten more years of life.

Chinese Proverbs

Learning without thinking is labor lost;

thinking without learning is dangerous.  >>>

Chinese Proverbs

After three days without reading,
talk becomes flavorless.

Chinese Proverbs

Not the cry but the flight of the wild duck
leads the flock to fly and to follow.



With money you can buy a house, but not a home.
With money you can buy a clock, but not time.
With money you can buy a bed, but not sleep.
With money you can buy a book, but not
With money you can buy a doctor, but not good health.
With money you can buy a position, but not respect.
With money you can buy blood, but not life.
With money you can buy sex, but not love.

If you want happiness for an hour take a nap.
If you want happiness for a day go fishing.
If you want happiness for a year inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime help someone else.  >>>

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.

A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.

A fall into a ditch makes you wiser. >>>

A great man can bend and stretch.

A weasel comes to say Happy New Year to the chickens

Add legs to the snake after you have finished drawing it.

An ant may well destroy a whole dam.

An overcrowded chicken farm produce fewer eggs.

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.


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

Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.

Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.

Dream different dreams while on the same bed.

Even a hare will bite when it is cornered.

Failure is the mother of successes >>>

Flies never visit an egg that has no crack.

Flowing water never goes bad; our door hubs never gather termites.

Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.

Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.

Have a mouth as sharp as a dagger but a heart as soft as tofu.

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

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.

If a son is uneducated, his dad is to blame.

If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.

If you are patient in a moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.

If you have to gamble, get clear about the three things before you begin: the rules of he game, the stakes, and the quitting time.

If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.

Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one.

One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.

One who asks questions is a fool for 5 minutes,
one who does not ask questions remains a fool forever.

Play a harp before a cow.

Public before private and country before family.

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.

That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.

The death of the heart is the saddest thing that can happen to you.

The one who pursues revenge should dig two graves.

There are always ears on the other side of the wall.

Words are just words and without heart they have no meaning.

You can't catch a cub without going into the tiger's den.

You can't expect both ends of a sugar cane are as sweet.



























Taoist Proverbs

A strong man masters others.

A truly wise masters himself.


Chinese Proverbs

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Chinese proverb


Confucius wisdom quotes

The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it.




Lao Tzu quotes: Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things.





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