A dozen Chinese proverbs to inspire you this week

We can learn a lot from ancient cultures.

Here’s a dozen Chinese sayings to inspire you this week.

  1. Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
  1. If a man plants melons he will reap melons; if he sows beans, he will reap beans.
  2. A man’s fortune must first be changed from within.
  3. One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other.
  4. He that is afraid to shake the dice will never throw a six.
  5. The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. [adrotate group=”8"]
  6. It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
  7. Words are mere bubbles of water, but deeds are drops of gold.
  8. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
  9. Behind an able man there are always other able men.
  10. Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come.
  11. With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

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Have a great week…make it a great week

Originally published at Property Update.