Chinese Proverbs Sayings and Quotes

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

Temptation wrings integrity even as the thumbscrew twists a man's fingers. Chinese Proverbs
You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent their making a nest in your hair. Chinese Proverbs
Consider the past and you shall know the future. Chinese Proverbs
Think of your own faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep. Chinese Proverbs
To listen well, is as powerful a means of influence as to talk well, and is as essential to all true conversation Chinese Proverbs
A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird? Chinese Proverbs
Three feet of ice does not result from one day of cold weather. Chinese Proverbs
It is only when the cold season comes that we know the pine and cypress to be evergreens. Chinese Proverbs
Losing comes of winning money. Chinese Proverbs
To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping Chinese Proverbs
A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends. Chinese Proverbs
It's as difficult to be rich without bragging as it is to be poor without complaining. Chinese Proverbs
A man grows most tired while standing still. Chinese Proverbs
Be not disturbed at being misunderstood; be disturbed rather at not being understanding. Chinese Proverbs
Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime. Chinese Proverbs
A dog in desperation will leap over a wall. Chinese Proverbs
A sly rabbit will have three openings to its den. Chinese Proverbs
Thatch your roof before rainy weather; dig your well before you become parched with thirst. Chinese Proverbs
An ant may well destroy a whole dam. Chinese Proverbs
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a person perfected without trials. Chinese Proverbs
Do not display to others your family's ugly problems. Chinese Proverbs
Even the most resourceful housewife cannot create miracles from a rice less pantry. Chinese Proverbs