“If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I’m about to do today?”

Monday, February 15, 2010

Chinese Proverb

A little impatience will spoil great plans.

Even a rabbit will bite when it is cornered.

A smile will gain you ten more years of life. To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.

Behave toward everyone as if receiving a guest.

A fall into a ditch makes you wiser.

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

A book holds a house of gold.

Talk does not cook rice.

Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.
Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still.

Distant water won't help to put out a fire close at hand.

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.

I was angered, for I had no shoes. Then I met a man who had no feet.
A man without a smiling face must not open shop.

It is not the knowing that is difficult, but the doing.

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
May this Chinese New Year brings roaring Health, Happiness and Wealth! (Sejahtera-Bahagia-Kaya)


  1. "A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song" - what does it means?

  2. I love those words of wisdom. Thanks for sharing.

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