Wise and Enlightening Chinese Sayings

“A crane standing amidst a flock of chickens.”

“Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still.”

“A flea on the top of a bald head.”

“Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.”

” Rise and fall of a nation rests with every one of its citizens”

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

” Learn without thinking begets ignorance. Think without learning is dangerous.”

I like this one by Mao Zedong, ” Women can hold up half the sky”

” An inch of time is an inch of gold. But an inch of gold can’t buy an inch of time.”

“A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles. ”

“A day of sorrow is longer than a month of joy. ”

“A good dog does not block the road. “

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