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602 Chinese Proverbs

In his decision the judge with seven reasons gives only one in court.

In reviling, it is not necessary to prepare a preliminary draft.

In shallow holes moles make fools of dragons.

In the broken nest there are no whole eggs.

In the coldest flint there is hot fire.

In the midst of great joy do not promise to give a man anything; in the midst of great anger do not answer a man's letter.

In the presence of princes the cleverest jester is mute.

Insects do not nest in a busy door-hinge.

It is better to be entirely without a book than to believe it entirely.

It is easier to know how to do than it is to do.

It is harder to be poor without complaining than to be rich without boasting.

It is not economical to go to bed early to save the candles if the result is twins.

It is the beautiful bird which gets caged.

It takes little effort to watch a man carry a load.

It's as difficult to be rich without bragging as it is to be poor without complaining.

It's your own lantern; don't poke holes in the paper.

Jade and men, both are sharpened by bitter tools.

Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.

Judge not the horse by his saddle.

Just as tall trees are known by their shadows, so are good men known by their enemies.

Just scales and full measure injure no man.

Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve.

Keep your chin up.

Kill a chicken before a monkey.

Kill one to warn a hundred.