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Motivational Chinese Quotes

May these quotes about Chinese inspire and motivate you.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

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When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

He who takes medicine and neglects his diet
wastes the skill of his doctors.
- Chinese Proverb


 

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

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


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Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

Sense the life force -
what the Chinese call "Qi" -
radiating powerfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

Do not use a hatchet to remove
a fly from your friend's forehead.
- Chinese Proverb

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

Those who have free seats at a play hiss first.
- Chinese Proverb

The person who says it cannot be done
should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
- Chinese proverb

Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb

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

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
- Arabic Proverb and Chinese Proverb

You just wait.
I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.
- Bruce Lee

I used to think that my mother got into arguments with
people because they didn't understand her English,
because she was Chinese.
- Amy Tan

We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven,
but we won't let them into our country.
- Pearl S. Buck

Not like Chinese food, where you eat it and then you
feel hungry an hour later.
- Ray Liotta

Historically, there had been many periods of Chinese Renaissance.
- Hu Shih

As long as there's pasta and Chinese food in the world,
I'm okay.
- Michael Chang

I majored in Chinese.
I was never really good at Chinese but I really,
really benefited from having been exposed to Asian
philosophy early in my life.
- Martha Beck

California must be all American or all Chinese.
We are resolved that it shall be American,
and are prepared to make it so.
May we not rely upon your sympathy and assistance?
- Denis Kearney

I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown.
There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion.
It's chicken and eggs.
And I said, I gotta use that one.
- Paul Simon

I just love Chinese food.
My favourite dish is number 27.
- Clement Atlee

When I was very little, we would get letters from China,
in Chinese, and they' be censored.
We were a very insular little family.
- Maya Lin

I wonder what all those Chinese poets sound like in Chinese.
I like their distilled quality.
- Tom Verlaine

My wife wanted my children to have some Chinese culture and education.
She believes the children need to learn two languages and two cultures.
- Jet Li

Clearly, the Chinese know that we want a good relationship with them.
- Fred Thompson

It's proper and appropriate to remind the Chinese about
what they get out of solid relations with the United States.
- John Breaux

I walked out of the Chinese restaurant with a fat check,
a record deal, and a box of shrimp egg foo yung!
- Solomon Burke

But if the Chinese mainland, the PRC,
attacked Taiwan, we'd be obligated to come to their aid.
- Fred Thompson

Life and human society are the chief concern of Confucianism and,
through it, the chief concern of the Chinese people.
- Hu Shih

A war in the Taiwan Strait would destroy China's international relations overnight.
It would destroy Chinese - Japanese relations,
not to mention Chinese - American relations.
- William Kirby

What girls do to each other is beyond description.
No chinese torture comes close.
- Tori Amos

It was clear that the special interest groups in California
really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country,
because that was where the racial tension was the greatest.
- Iris Chang

Throughout my career, I was to be cast as a frontier girl,
an aristocrat, an Arabian, a Eurasian,
a Polynesian, and a Chinese.
- Gene Tierney

My major in college was Chinese Studies.
It was very intentional.
- Mira Sorvino

If we expose the Chinese to our freedoms,
it may create a greater hunger for democracy,
reform and liberties in China.
- Gary Locke

In the East there is a gap between the top of a wall and underside of a roof;
it acts as a screen,
and the Chinese were able to use it as they wished.
- Stephen Gardiner

A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger,
else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet;
her happiness is to be made as cakes are,
by a fixed recipe.
- George Eliot

I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture,
a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United
States about eight or nine ago.
- Rand Beers

There are a few Chinese smuggled in over the borders
of British Columbia on the north and Mexico on the south.
- Denis Kearney

The Chinese culture belongs not only to the Chinese
but also to the whole world.
- Jinato Hu

China and India are close neighbours linked by mountains
and rivers and the Chinese and Indian peoples have
enjoyed friendly exchanges for thousands of years.
- Li Peng

Elizabeth Taylor has more chins than the Chinese telephone directory.
- Joan Rivers

I need to talk about Chinese culture.
We have deep, strong philosophy and culture.
I want to share some information, tell the worldwide audience.
- Jet Li

There are two types of Chinese growing up in America.
One is the kind that does really well in school,
with thick, thick glasses.
And the other is involved with the gangs.
- Donnie Yen

America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious;
and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment
of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
- David Riesman

Let's not overlook, though, what we do know about the
campaign finance scandal,
and the fact the Chinese were involved in our presidential
campaign and our congressional campaigns.
- Fred Thompson

The Chinese people, too, went through all kinds of
vicissitudes in their religious development.
- Hu Shih

So I went to the Chinese restaurant and this duck came up to me with a red.
- Tim Vine

I'm not Chinese.
I thrive in interesting times.
- Charles de Lint

But a multitude of people, even the two hundred million of the Chinese empire,
cannot subsist without civil government.
- Ezra Stiles

The problem with a lot of Chinese is that they put
up divisions between Taiwanese,
Hong Kong natives, mainlanders.
We are never united.
I really hope that the Chinese can be more united.
- Martin Yan

I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent,
and was raised on Hawaii.
- Tia Carrere

We need the Chinese to - you know, spend more,
save less - consume more and not be so focused on exports.
There are big changes we need in the world.
- David Cameron

Eradicating a religion of kindness is,
I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt.
- Martin Scorsese

Foreign capital to build new cinemas will help modernize
China's aging cinema infrastructure,
attract Chinese consumers back into cinemas,
and increase demand for U.S.
films.
- Jack Valenti

The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy,
maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength
from the ideology of Marx and Mao.
- Steve Forbes

I wanted to do something far from my intellectual and physical home,
so I went to live in Beijing for eight months and took Mandarin Chinese.
- Mira Sorvino


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