Sayings of Chinese Origin
There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.
Chinese Proverb – [Goodness]

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.
Chinese Proverb – [Thoughts and Thinking]

Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes.
Chinese Proverb – [Studying]

Those who have free seats at a play hiss first.
Chinese Proverb – [Critics and Criticism]

To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous.
Chinese Proverb – [Certainty]

To climb a tree to catch a fish is talking much and doing nothing.
Chinese Proverb – [Speakers and Speaking]

To talk goodness is not good… only to do it is.
Chinese Proverb – [Action]

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
Chinese Proverb – [Parents and Parenting]

What is told into the ear of a man is often heard a hundred miles away.
Chinese Proverb – [Secrets]

When men speak of the future, the Gods laugh.
Chinese Proverb – [Future]

When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people.
Chinese Proverb – [Planning]

When we have nothing to worry about we are not doing much, and not doing much may supply us with plenty of future worries.
Chinese Proverb – [Worry]

When you cease to strive to understand, then you will know without understanding.
Chinese Proverb – [Knowledge]

Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.
Chinese Proverb – [Discontent]

With true friends… even water drunk together is sweet enough.
Chinese Proverb – [Friends and Friendship]

With virtue you can't be entirely poor; without virtue you can't really be rich.
Chinese Proverb – [Virtue]

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
Chinese Proverb – [Control]

Your friend has a friend; don't tell him.
Chinese Proverb – [Gossip]

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