Proverb Source Chinese

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  • Revolution
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  • R Forby
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  • Sir Thomas More
  • J Bridges
  • James Ray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
  • John Heywood

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    Wise Sayings


    Unplowed fields make hollow bellies; unread books make hollow minds.

    Source: Chinese
    Use power to curb power.

    Source: Chinese
    Vicious as a tigress can be, she never eats her own cubs.

    Source: Chinese
    Victory has hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.

    Category: War Source: Chinese
    Virtue becomes a wife; beauty becomes a concubine.

    Source: Chinese
    Virtue is not left to stand alone.

    Source: Chinese
    Virtue never dwells alone, it always has neighbors.

    Source: Chinese
    Virtue practiced to be seen is not real virtue; vice which fears to be seen is real vice.

    Source: Chinese
    Virtue: climbing a hill; vice: running down.

    Source: Chinese
    Virtuous for ten years is still not enough; evil for one day is too much already.

    Source: Chinese
    Wait long, strike fast.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Waiting for a rabbit to hit upon a tree and be killed in order to catch it.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Want a thing long enough, and you don't.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Water and words are easy to pour but impossible to recover.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Water that has reached its level does not flow.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    We all like lamb; each has a different way of cooking it.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    We are not so much concerned if you are slow as when you come to a halt.

    Source: Chinese
    We can study until old age and still not finish.

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

    Source: Chinese
    Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread.

    Category: Wealth Source: Chinese
    Weaving a net is better than praying for fish at the edge of the water.

    Source: Chinese
    Wedlock is a padlock.

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

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    When a large vessel has opened a way it is easy for a small one to follow.

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

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
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