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    A man who asks is a fool for five minutes. A man who never asks is a fool for life.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese Proverb
    Adapt the remedy to the disease.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    An army of a thousand is easy to find but ah how difficult to find a general.
    Category: War Source: Chinese Proverb
    Control your emotions or they will control you.
    Category: Emotions Source: Chinese Proverb
    Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    Even though you have ten thousand fields, you can eat but one measure of rice a day.
    Category: Leadership Source: Chinese Proverb
    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he'll eat forever.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    What you cannot avoid, welcome.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    When the pupil is ready, the teacher will come.
    Category: Education Source: Chinese Proverb
    Add legs to the snake after you have finished drawing it.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    An ant may well destroy a whole dam.
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    Behind every able man, there are always other able men.
    Category: Ability Source: Chinese Proverb
    If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens. If your words are worthless, don't give advice.
    Category: Advice Source: Chinese Proverb
    The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

    Category: Affliction Source: Chinese Proverb
    Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it. -Chinese proverb.

    Category: Age Source: Chinese Proverb
    The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain.

    Category: Age Source: Chinese Proverb
    Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best.
    Category: Caution Source: Chinese Proverb
    He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.
    Category: Conscience Source: Chinese Proverb
    He who cannot agree with his enemies is controlled by them.
    Category: Control Source: Chinese Proverb
    You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
    Category: Control Source: Chinese Proverb
    Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
    Category: Darkness Source: Chinese Proverb
    A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

    Category: Decision Source: Chinese Proverb
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