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    He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
    Category: Knowledge Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
    Category: Learning Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very, very long time. -Chinese proverb.

    Category: Life Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Medicine can only cure curable diseases, and then not always.
    Category: Medicine Source: Chinese Proverbs
    The palest ink is better than the best memory.
    Category: Memory Source: Chinese Proverbs
    A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.
    Category: Men Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.
    Category: Men Source: Chinese Proverbs
    The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.

    Category: Name Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes silk.

    Category: Patience Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden.
    Category: Pleasure Source: Chinese Proverbs
    If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.
    Category: Proverbs Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Quarreling is like cutting water with a sword.
    Category: Quarrels Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life.
    Category: Respect Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome.

    Category: Sanity Source: Chinese Proverbs
    He who is not satisfied with himself will grow; he who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.
    Category: Sanity Source: Chinese Proverbs
    If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.
    Category: Shame Source: Chinese Proverbs
    A truly great man never puts away the simplicity of a child.

    Category: Simplicity Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
    Category: Teachers Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Small ills are the fountains of most of our groans. Men trip not on mountains, they stumble on stones.
    Category: Trifles Source: Chinese Proverbs
    To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous.

    Category: Uncertainty Source: Chinese Proverbs
    If you don't want anyone to know it, don't do it.
    Category: Vice Source: Chinese Proverbs
    The greatest conquerer is he who overcomes the enemy without a blow.
    Category: Victory Source: Chinese Proverbs
    He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of years.
    Category: Vision Source: Chinese Proverbs
    One step at a time is good walking.
    Category: Walking Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Enough shovels of earth - a mountain. Enough pails of water - a river.

    Category: Water Source: Chinese Proverbs
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