Sayings of Chinese Origin
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.
Chinese Proverb – [Wisdom]

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.
Chinese Proverb – [Children]

Do not employ handsome servants.
Chinese Proverb – [Hiring]

Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead.
Chinese Proverb – [Critics and Criticism]

Don't open a shop unless you like to smile.
Chinese Proverb – [Business]

Enough shovels of earth — a mountain. Enough pails of water — a river.
Chinese Proverb – [Growth]

Everyone pushes a falling fence.
Chinese Proverb – [Failure]

Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald.
Chinese Proverb – [Experience]

Govern a family as you would cook a small fish — very gently.
Chinese Proverb – [Family]

Great doubts deep wisdom. Small doubts little wisdom.
Chinese Proverb – [Doubt]

Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.
Chinese Proverb – [Will and Will Power]

Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last.
Chinese Proverb – [Habit]

Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.
Chinese Proverb – [Happiness]

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Chinese Proverb – [Fools and Foolishness]

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.
Chinese Proverb – [Conscience]

I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.
Chinese Proverb – [Dreams]

I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Chinese Proverb – [Action]

If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.
Chinese Proverb – [Fools and Foolishness]

If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.
Chinese Proverb – [Heart]

If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.
Chinese Proverb – [Direction]

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