Some Chinese Proverbs and Idioms!

Here is a short collection of our favorite Chinese proverbs and sayings..
We will keep adding to our lists.
“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”

“A wicked book cannot repent. ”

“Exaggeration is to paint a snake and add legs. ”

“A bird in your hand is worth more than 100 in the forest. ”

“Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.”

“It is easy to dodge a spear that comes in front of you but hard to keep harms away from an arrow shot from behind. ”

“Learn to be content with what you have, and you will be a happy soul ”

“The good and kind ones are always being bullied ”

“If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. ”

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. ”

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