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602 Chinese Proverbs

All things at first appear difficult.

All things change, and we change with them. [Lat., Omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis.]

Alms given openly will be rewarded in secret.

Among ten matchmakers only nine will lie.

An ambassador bears no blame.

An ignorant doctor is no better than a murderer.

An inch of time is an inch of gold, but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.

An old friend met in a far country is like rain after drought.

Avoid suspicion: when you're walking through your neighbor's melon patch, don't tie your shoe.

Be in readiness for favorable winds.

Be just before you're generous.

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Be not disturbed at being misunderstood; be disturbed at not understanding.

Be on a horse when you go in search of a better one.

Be resolved and the thing is done.

Beat your drum inside the house to spare the neighbors.

Beat your gong and sell your candles.

Because men do not like the cold, Heaven does not cause winter to cease.

Before you beat a dog, find out who its master is.

Begin with an error of an inch and end by being a thousand miles off the mark.

Behind an able man there are always other able men.

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.

Better a dinner of herbs than a stalled ox where hate is.

Better a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

Better be kind at home than burn incense in a far place.