The 15 BEST Chinese Proverbs

The 15 BEST Chinese Proverbs

Y’all. I love quotes that can make you think. Not just quotes that say good job or keep on trucking but quotes that have something to really say. I probably say that a lot, but it’s true — quotes are meant to make you think.


So for today, I took the liberty of rounding up all the best Chinese Proverbs for you. There are some crappy ones, but I got the favorites, I promise.


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15 BEST Chinese Proverbs

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“To know the road ahead, ask those coming back” – Chinese Proverb



“The palest ink is better than the best memory” – Chinese Proverb



“Not until just before dawn do people sleep best; not until people get old do they become wise.” – Chinese Proverb



“Keep your broken arm in your sleeve.” – Chinese Proverb



“If you don’t want anyone to know, don’t do it.” – Chinese Proverb



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



“He who is drowned is not troubled by the rain.” – Chinese Proverb



“Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.” – Chinese Proverb



“Dig the well before you are thirsty.” – Chinese Proverb



“Deep doubts, deep wisdom; Small doubts, little wisdom.” – Chinese Proverb



“A little impatience will spoil great plans.” – Chinese Proverb



“A fool judges people by the presents they give him.” – Chinese Proverb



“A clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.” – Chinese Proverb



“A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.” – Chinese Proverb



“A book holds a house of gold.” – Chinese Proverb


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