In honor of today’s Chinese New Year celebration, we’ve culled the top 10 most inspiring Chinese quotes (11 if we’re including the ever-popular Confucius quote above).
Let these amazing proverbs and quotes guide your spirit today as you embark on the new year.
1) A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
2) Failure is the mother of success
3) Making a thousand decisions, even the wise will make a mistake
4) Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand
5) Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself
6) Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere
7) The harder you fall, the higher you bounce
8) Curse your wife at evening, sleep alone at night
9) Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend’s forehead
10) Experience is a comb that we receive just when we are going bald