50 Timeless Chinese Proverbs Worth Memorizing
Memorize them. Share them. Live them.
Plucked directly from Gerd de Ley’s Book of Chinese Proverbs: A Collection of Timeless Wisdom, Wit, Sayings & Advice, these 50 proverbs really struck a chord and are worth keeping in your back pocket.
On doing this with a purpose
It is equally, if not more so important to do things without agenda as it is to do them with one.
On being lost in darkness
You can’t see it, but it can probably see you. Unless its eyes are doing that spooky glowing-thing. Then you can probably see it.
On want and fear
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Sharing your success is infinitely more worthwhile than distributing your pity. Guess which one the dog would rather have. Spread the love with these 21 success quotes that will make you even more successful.
Don’t offer a helping hand then play the victim when people reach out for it. Boo.
On acting thoughtfully
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On growth and boundaries
You gotta give them thangs room to roam! Comfortable conditions don’t breed growth, the challenge does.
What’s the point of perfection if you never reach your full potential? A little sweat never hurt anybody.
On speaking kindly
Personally, I have not forgotten a single nice thing someone has said to or about me, ever. If you need some ideas, try these 19 powerful kindness quotes that will stay with you.