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    Wise Sayings


    Girls marry to please parents, widows to please themselves.

    Category: Marriage Source: Chinese
    Girls will be girls.
    Source: Chinese
    Give a beggar a bed and he'll repay you with a louse.

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

    Source: Chinese
    Gold has its price; learning is beyond price.

    Source: Chinese
    Gold is tested by fire, man by gold.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Good fortune may forebode bad luck, which may in turn disguise good fortune.

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

    Source: Chinese
    Govern yourself and you can govern the world.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Grass fears the frost, frost fears the sun.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great blessings come from heaven; small blessings come from man.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great boast, small roast.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great business is good; to sit and sip this glass is better.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great cry and little wool, as the fellow said when he sheared his hogs.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.

    Source: Chinese
    Happy people never count hours as they pass.

    Category: Happiness Source: Chinese
    Hatred corrodes the vessel in which it is stored.

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

    Source: Chinese
    Have but few friends though much acquaintance.

    Category: Friends Source: Chinese
    He comes with incense in one hand, in the other a spear.
    Source: Chinese
    He has too many lice to feel an itch.
    Source: Chinese
    He hath lived ill that knows not how to die well.
    Source: Chinese
    He painted a tiger, but it turned out a dog.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    He that has no money might as well be buried in a rice tub with his mouth sewn up.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
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