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Chinese Quotes

May you find comfort and joy in these encouraging quotes about Chinese.

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

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All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb PHOTO

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy PHOTO

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

He who takes medicine and neglects his diet
wastes the skill of his doctors.
- Chinese Proverb

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

 

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

If you are patient in one moment of anger,
you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
- Chinese Proverb

Sense the life force -
what the Chinese call "Qi" -
radiating powerfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

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

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

Do not use a hatchet to remove
a fly from your friend's forehead.
- Chinese Proverb

Those who have free seats at a play hiss first.
- Chinese Proverb

The person who says it cannot be done
should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
- Chinese proverb

Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
- Arabic Proverb and Chinese Proverb

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

Fear is the cheapest room in the house.
I would like to see you living
In better conditions.
- Hafiz

Vision stands on the shoulders of what is actual
to get a better view of what is possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Positive thinking will let you do everything
better than negative thinking will.
- Zig Ziglar

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

Kindness is better than piety.
- Yiddish Proverb

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

The most telling act of true Faith
is celebrating the death of a loved one
with the certain knowledge that
they are now in a better place.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
- Anonymous

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Ignorance and bungling with love
are better than wisdom and skill without.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.
Perhaps the action you take will be successful;
perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than no action at all.
- Norman Vincent Peale

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous


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