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1852 Chinese Proverbs.



1. "I heard" is good; "I saw" is better.

2. A bad man talks about what he has eaten and drunk -- a good man about what he has seen and heard.. Chinese Proverb. A bad man talks about what he has eaten and drunk -- a good man about what he has seen and heard.

3. A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles.. Chinese Proverb. A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles.

4. A bad worker quarrels with his tools.. Chinese Proverb. A bad worker quarrels with his tools.

5. A bad workman blames his tools.. Chinese Proverb. A bad workman blames his tools.

6. A bar of iron continually ground becomes a needle.. Chinese Proverb. A bar of iron continually ground becomes a needle.

7. A base person often thinks of a man of honor as mean as himself.. Chinese Proverb. A base person often thinks of a man of honor as mean as himself.

8. A beautiful bird is the only kind we cage.. Chinese Proverb. A beautiful bird is the only kind we cage.

9. A beautiful flower is incomplete without its leaves.. Chinese Proverb. A beautiful flower is incomplete without its leaves.

10. A big tree attracts the gale.. Chinese Proverb. A big tree attracts the gale.

11. A big tree attracts the wind.. Chinese Proverb. A big tree attracts the wind.

12. A bird can roost but on one branch, a mouse can drink not more than its fill from a river.. Chinese Proverb. A bird can roost but on one branch, a mouse can drink not more than its fill from a river.

13. A bird cannot roost but on one branch. a mouse can drink no more than its fill from a river.. Chinese Proverb. A bird cannot roost but on one branch. a mouse can drink no more than its fill from a river.

14. A bird does not sing because he has the answer to something, he sings because he has a song.. Chinese Proverb. A bird does not sing because he has the answer to something, he sings because he has a song.

15. A bird in your hand is worth more than 100 in the forest.. Chinese Proverb. A bird in your hand is worth more than 100 in the forest.

16. A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.. Chinese Proverb. A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.

17. A bit of fragrance always sticks to the hand that gives you roses.. Chinese Proverb. A bit of fragrance always sticks to the hand that gives you roses.

18. A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.. Chinese Proverb. A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.

19. A blind cat catches only a dead rat.. Chinese Proverb. A blind cat catches only a dead rat.

20. A book holds a house of gold.. Chinese Proverb. A book holds a house of gold.

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