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602 Chinese Proverbs

Girls will be girls.

Give a beggar a bed and he'll repay you with a louse.

Going beyond is as bad as falling short.

Gold and silver are mingled with dirt, till avarice parted them.

Gold has its price; learning is beyond price.

Gold is tested by fire, man by gold.

Good fortune may forebode bad luck, which may in turn disguise good fortune.

Govern a family as you would cook a small fish--very gently.

Govern yourself and you can govern the world.

Grass fears the frost, frost fears the sun.

Great blessings come from heaven; small blessings come from man.

Great boast, small roast.

Great business is good; to sit and sip this glass is better.

Great cry and little wool, as the fellow said when he sheared his hogs.

Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.

Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.

Happy people never count hours as they pass.

Hatred corrodes the vessel in which it is stored.

Have a mouth as sharp as a dagger, but a heart as soft as tofu.

Have but few friends though much acquaintance.

He comes with incense in one hand, in the other a spear.

He has too many lice to feel an itch.

He hath lived ill that knows not how to die well.

He painted a tiger, but it turned out a dog.