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602 Chinese Proverbs

A person whose heart is not content is like a snake which tries to swallow an elephant.

A person with a bad name is already half-hanged.

A red-nosed man may be a teetotaler, but will find no one to believe it.

A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall.

A rumour goes in one ear and out many mouths.

A single beam cannot support a great house.

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.

A single untried popular remedy often throws the scientific doctor into hysterics.

A sly rabbit will have three openings to its den.

A smile will gain you ten more years of life.

A thorn defends the rose harming only those who would steal the blossom.

A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of minds.

A thousand pounds and a bottle of hay are all one at domesday.

A vacant mind is open to all suggestions, as a hollow mountain returns all sounds.

A whitewashed crow soon shows black again.

A wicked book cannot repent.

A wicked companion invites us all to hell.

A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.

A young branch takes on all the bends that one gives it.

A young doctor makes a full graveyard.

Abroad we judge the dress; at home we judge the man.

Add legs to the snake after you have finished drawing it.

After three days without reading, talk becomes flavorless.

All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws.

All people are your relatives, therefore expect only trouble from them.