40 Entrepreneurship Proverbs From China


40 Entrepreneurship Proverbs From China
Here we have 40 great quotes from Ancient Chinese Wisdom

Chinese Proverbs
1. “In every crisis, there is opportunity.”

2. “Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.”

3. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”

4. “If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want one hundred years of prosperity, grow people.”

5. “A bad workman blames his tools.”

6. “A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.”

7. “A fall into a ditch makes you wiser.”

8. “A fly before his own eye is bigger than an elephant in the next field.”

9. “A jade stone is useless before it is processed; a man is good-for-nothing until he is educated.”

10. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

11. “A person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the man doing it.”

12. “A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.”

13. “All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws.”

14. “Cheap things are not good, good things are not cheap.”

15. “Customers are jade; merchandise is grass.”

16. “Defeat isn’t bitter if you don’t swallow it.”

17. “Defer not till to-morrow what may be done to-day.”

18. “Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched.”

19. “Don’t stand by the water and long for fish; go home and weave a net.”

20. “Easy to run downhill, much puffing to run up.”

21. “Failing to plan is planning to fail.”

22. “Falling hurts least those who fly low.”

23. “If a thing’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.”

24. “If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through.”

25. “If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.”

26. “It’s as difficult to be rich without bragging as it is to be poor without complaining.”

27. “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”

28. “Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come.”

29. “Patience is a virtue.”

30. “Rich not gaudy.”

31. “Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.”

32. “The diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor the man perfected without trials.”

33. “The emperor is rich, but he cannot buy one extra year.”

34. “The loftiest towers rise from the ground.”

35. “The palest ink is better than the best memory.”

36. “There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.”

37. “To open a shop is easy, to keep it open is an art.”

38. “We all like lamb; each has a different way of cooking it.”

39. “Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.”

40. “A smile will gain you ten more years of life.”

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