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602 Chinese Proverbs

Water that has reached its level does not flow.

We all like lamb; each has a different way of cooking it.

We are not so much concerned if you are slow as when you come to a halt.

We can study until old age and still not finish.

We forget even incense in easy times; come hard times, we embrace the Buddha's feet.

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread.

Weaving a net is better than praying for fish at the edge of the water.

Wedlock is a padlock.

What is whispered in your ear is often heard a hundred miles off.

What you cannot avoid, welcome.

When a large vessel has opened a way it is easy for a small one to follow.

When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.

When the cat is gone, the mice come out to stretch.

When the mantis hunts the locust, he forgets the shrike that's hunting him.

When the tree dies, the grass underneath withers.

When the tree falls, the shadow flies.

When the tree waves, wind is stirring.

When you bow, bow low.

When you fall into a pit, you either die or get out.

When you have only two dollars left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a rose with the other.

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.

When you say one thing, the clever person understands three.

When you want to test the depths of a stream, don't use both feet.

When your horse in on the brink of a precipice, it is too late to pull the reins.

Whenever the water rises, the boat will rise too.