Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Chinese Proverb.

The repository contains 15 quotes from Chinese Proverb.


The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.


A closed mind is like a closed book: just a block of wood.

Words of Wisdom

When you want to test the depths of a stream, don’t use both feet.


Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.


To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.


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


The palest ink is better than the best memory.

Words of Wisdom

In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone’s letter.


If you must play, decide on three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time.

AmbitionPrincipleRight and Wrong

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.


With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.


The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor can man be perfected without trials.


A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives the rose.


There are three truths: my truth, your truth, and the truth.


The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out.