Chinese Proverbs

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


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water; but to walk on the earth."


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Dig the well before you are thirsty."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"He who seeks revenge should remember to dig two graves."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Think of your own faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and of the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Planning lies with men; success lies with Heaven."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"He who can be a good son will be a good father."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"One generation plants trees, another gets the shade."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Never do anything standing that you can do sitting, or anything sitting that you can do lying down."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sorrow is the child of too much joy."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Married couples tell each other a thousand things without speech."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Enjoy yourself. It's later than you think."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You can't prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but can prevent them from building their nest on it."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Tell me - I will forget.
Show me - I might remember.
Involve me - I will understand."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Ask a question and you're a fool for three minutes; do not ask a question and you're a fool for the rest of your life."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark."


Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 5.83 (Number of Voters: 6)