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602 Chinese Proverbs

One family builds the wall, two families enjoy it.

One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade.

One happiness scatters a thousand sorrows.

One joy shatters a hundred griefs.

One monk shoulders water by himself; two can still share the labor among them. When it comes to three, they have to go thirsty.

One should be just as careful in choosing one's pleasures as in avoiding calamities.

One step at a time is good walking.

One step at a time.

One's shadow grows larger than life when admired by the light of the moon.

Only he that has traveled the road knows where the holes are deep.

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Out of a dog's mouth will never come ivory tusks.

Outside noisy, inside empty.

Paper can't wrap up a fire.

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes.

Patience and the mulberry leaf become a silk robe.

Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit.

Patience is a plaister for all sores.

Patience is a virtue.

Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry becomes silk.

Peace and tranquility are a thousand gold pieces.

Pick your inn before the dark; get on your road before the dawn.

Plan your year in the spring, your day at dawn.

Plant the crab-tree where you will it will never bear pippins.

Pleasures are shallow, sorrows deep.