The people who talk the best are not the only ones who can tell you the most interesting things.
Do not tear down the east wall to repair the west wall.
If you want your children to have a peaceful life, let them suffer a little hunger and a little coldness.
The person who has never been cheated cannot be a good businessman.
It is easy to open a store -- the hard part is keeping it open!
If you ask for directions rudely, you might end up a long distance from your destination.
The melon seller does not announce, "Bitter melons." Distant water does not put out a nearby fire.
The best cure for drunkenness is to observe a drunken person when you are sober.
If you want to find out about the road ahead, then ask about it from those coming back.
The more acquaintances you have, the less you know them.
Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it.
Simplicity of character is the most natural result of profound thought.
In the struggle between the stone and the water, in time, the water wins.
Life is a tragedy for those who feel; and a comedy for those who think.
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