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602 Chinese Proverbs

A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles.

A bad worker quarrels with his tools.

A bad workman blames his tools.

A bar of iron continually ground becomes a needle.

A beautiful bird is the only kind we cage.

A bird can roost but on one branch, a mouse can drink not more than its fill from a river.

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.

A book holds a house of gold.

A bride received into the home is like a horse that you have just bought; you break her in by constantly mounting her and continually beating her.

A bridle for the tongue is a necessary piece of furniture.

A chicken is hatched even from such a well-sealed thing as an egg.

A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark.

A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.

A client twixt his attorney and counselor is like a goose twixt two foxes.

A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.

A cloth is not woven from a single thread.

A country where flowers are priced so as to make them a luxury has yet to learn the first principles of civilization.

A courageous foe is better than a cowardly friend.

A courtesy much entreated is half recompensed.

A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind.

A day of sorrow is longer than a month of joy.

A dog in desperation will leap over a wall.

A dog won't forsake his master because of poverty; a son never deserts his mother because of her homely appearance.

A fall into a ditch makes you wiser.