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Chinese Quotes

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All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

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It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt PHOTO

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb) PHOTO

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

 

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

He who takes medicine and neglects his diet
wastes the skill of his doctors.
- Chinese Proverb

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

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Sense the life force -
what the Chinese call "Qi" -
radiating powerfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you are patient in one moment of anger,
you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
- Chinese Proverb

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb

Those who have free seats at a play hiss first.
- Chinese Proverb

The person who says it cannot be done
should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
- Chinese proverb

Do not use a hatchet to remove
a fly from your friend's forehead.
- Chinese Proverb

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
- Arabic Proverb and Chinese Proverb

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do all things with love.
- Og Mandino

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

The softest things in the world overcome
the hardest things in the world.
- Lao Tzu

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

It is only through labor and painful effort,
by grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

If you follow the trail of your own
enthusiastically repeated stories,
you will begin to rediscover the things
that invigorate and enliven you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus


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