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602 Chinese Proverbs

The best memory is not so firm as faded ink.

The best soldiers are not warlike.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.

The black dog gets the food; the white dog gets the blame.

The broad-minded see the truth in different religions; the narrow-minded see only the differences.

The careful foot can walk anywhere.

The court official in one life has seven rebirths as a beggar.

The day your horse dies and your money's lost, your relatives change to strangers.

The delicacy of the feast is the learned guest.

The devil can quote Scripture for his own ends.

The diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor the man perfected without trials.

The emperor is rich, but he cannot buy one extra year.

The error of one moment becomes the sorrow of a whole life.

The evening crowns the days.

The father in praising the son extols himself.

The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.

The first half of the night, think of your own faults; the second half, the faults of others.

The first hen that cackles is the one that laid the egg.

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.

The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.

The happiness in your pocket, don't spend it all.

The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.

The hardest step is over the threshold.

The house with an old grandparent harbors a jewel.

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.