Some timeless wisdom. Some of them are also Chinese proverbs.
* To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.
* He who cannot control agree with his enemies is controlled by them.
* Behind every able man, there are always other able men.
* To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.
* Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
* If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it.
* He who strikes the first blow admits he's lost the argument.
* He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
* Don't open a shop unless you like to smile.
* Be the first to the field and the last to the couch.
* A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.
* A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.
* When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planed them.
* There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.
* If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
* If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through.
* A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections.
* One joy shatters a thousand grieves.
* Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
* Distance tests a horse's strength. Time reveals a person's character.