Chinese ProverbsThis collection has been compiled by Catherine Pulsifer.
A little impatience will spoil great plans.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
If you bow at all, bow low.
A smile will gain you ten more years of life.
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
A book holds a house of gold.
Talk does not cook rice.
Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Behave toward everyone as if receiving a guest.
A fall into a ditch makes you wiser.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
An inch of time is an inch of gold but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.
A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
A needle is not sharp at both ends.
Even a hare will bite when it is cornered.
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