Chinese Proverb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Chinese Proverb quotes, Chinese Proverb sayings, and Chinese Proverb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. Chinese Proverb
Adapt the remedy to the disease. Chinese Proverb
When the pupil is ready, the teacher will come. Chinese Proverb
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general. Chinese Proverb
A man who asks is a fool for five minutes. A man who never asks is a fool for life. Chinese Proverb
One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade. Chinese Proverb
Control your emotions or they will control you. Chinese Proverb
Even though you have ten thousand fields, you can eat but one measure of rice a day. Chinese Proverb
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness. Chinese Proverb
What you cannot avoid, welcome. Chinese Proverb
Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own. Chinese Proverb
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he'll eat forever. Chinese Proverb
He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors. Chinese Proverb
Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger. Chinese Proverb
What is told in the ear of a man is often heard 100 miles away. Chinese Proverb
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. Chinese Proverb
Teachers open the doors, but you must enter by yourself. Chinese Proverb
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. Chinese Proverb
With true friends...even water drunk together is sweet enough. Chinese Proverb
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come. Chinese Proverb
Either do not begin or, having begun, do not give up. Chinese Proverb
A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home. Chinese Proverb
Every smile makes you a day younger. Chinese Proverb
Spring is sooner recognized by plants than by men. Chinese Proverb
Kissing is like drinking salted water. You drink, and your thirst increases. Chinese Proverb
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 somebody. Chinese Proverb
Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them. Chinese Proverb
Continually give, continually gain. Chinese Proverb
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. Chinese Proverb
If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world Chinese Proverb