China has a very long and rich history. Because of this, the Chinese people have experienced many triumphs and falters. This has allowed them to come up with some of the greatest quotes about almost every single subject known to man. Below is a list of 10 famous Chinese proverbs about life.
A book holds a house of gold.
A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.
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A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.
A rat who gnaws at a cat's tail invites destruction.
Dig the well before you are thirsty.
Each generation will reap what the former generation has sown.
He who strikes the first blow admits he's lost the argument.
Not until just before dawn do people sleep best; not until people get old do they become wise.
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.
Thoughts by Famous Chinese People
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Give a fish to a man; he has food for a day. Teach a man to fish; he learns a skill for life.
Like Weather, one's fortune may change by the evening.
To worry before the common people worries; To enjoy only after the people can enjoy.
Life is finite, while knowledge is infinite.
Great is the man who has not lost his childlike heart.
Black cat or white cat: if it can catch mice, it's a good cat.
I'd rather die for speaking out, than to live and be silent.
Seeing it once is better than being told 100 times.
Chinese New Year quotes