A bad craftsman never made a perfect vase.
A frog in a well does not know the greatness of the sea.
A husband and wife should be similar to a hand and an eye: when one’s hand hurts, the eyes cry; and when the eyes cry, the hand wipes away one’s tears.
A long journey always begins with a short one.
Always make way for fools and madmen.
As soon as stones can swim, leaves will sink.
Ask a question and you feel shame for a moment. Not asking and not knowing means you will feel shame for your whole life.
Beautiful flowers do not bear good fruit.
Check seven times before ever doubting someone.
Cold tea and cold rice are tolerable; what is intolerable is a cold gaze and harsh words.
Do everything that you can and leave the rest to fate.
Do not hold back that which is departing; do not chase away that which is arriving.
Even if a sword is only required once in a lifetime, it should be worn all the time.
Even monkeys can fall from their trees.
Fast means going slowly without interruption.
Excessive honesty often borders on stupidity.
Fortune will always come in to a house with laughter.
Grief, like a torn dress, should always be left at home.
Having taken the time to think, venture to act. Once you’ve done so, stop thinking.
He who drinks does not know the dangers of wine; he who doesn’t drink does not know its benefits.
He who endures for just half an hour longer than his opponent can achieve victory.
He who strongly desires to rise up will think of a way to build a ladder.
If a problem can be solved, then it’s not worth worrying about it. If it can’t be solved, then it’s useless to worry about it.
If a woman wants something, she’ll climb a mountain to get it.
If you do not enter the tiger’s cave, you will not catch its cub.
If you decide to set off on your own journey, you’ll find yourself alone for a thousand kilometers.
If you want to paint a branch, you have to hear the breath of the wind.
It is better to be the enemy of a good person than the friend of a bad one.
No one has ever stumbled whilst lying in bed.
The deepest rivers flow in silence.
The earth always hardens after the rain.
The sun does not know who is right or who is wrong. It shines without purpose and provides warmth to all.
There has never been a great individual who did not have ordinary people at their side.
When one is in love, even the scars left by smallpox are as beautiful as dimples on a person’s cheeks.
Source: Bright Me dot com