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    When the cat is gone, the mice come out to stretch.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    When the mantis hunts the locust, he forgets the shrike that's hunting him.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    When the tree dies, the grass underneath withers.

    Source: Chinese
    When the tree waves, wind is stirring.
    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    When you have only two coins left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a rose with the other.

    Source: Chinese
    When you say one thing, the clever person understands three.

    Source: Chinese
    When you want to test the depths of a stream, don't use both feet.
    Source: Chinese
    When your horse in on the brink of a precipice, it is too late to pull the reins.
    Source: Chinese
    Whenever the water rises, the boat will rise too.

    Source: Chinese
    Where a chest lieth open, a righteous man may sin.
    Source: Chinese
    Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.

    Category: Poverty Source: Chinese
    Who rides a tiger cannot dismount.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Who teaches me for a day is my father for a lifetime.
    Source: Chinese
    With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
    Source: Chinese
    Without rice, even the cleverest housewife cannot cook.

    Source: Chinese
    Yellow gold is plentiful compared to white-haired friends.

    Category: Friends Source: Chinese
    You burn incense before the god, and then topple him.

    Category: God Source: Chinese
    You buy land, you buy stones; you buy meat, you buy bones.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You can hardly make a friend in a year, but you can easily offend one in an hour.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You can't catch a cub without going into the tiger's den.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You can't clap with one hand only.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You can't expect both ends of a sugar cane to be as sweet.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You can't fare well, but you must cry roast meat.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You can't fill your belly painting pictures of bread.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You cannot hook trout? Try digging clams.
    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
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