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35 Wonderful Chinese Proverbs

I think you are really going to enjoy the following wonderful collection of Chinese proverbs. Filled with wisdom and life experience, these proverbs have been shared and passed down as valuable life lessons from generation to generation for centuries. Some of these proverbs are as old as the ancient Chinese Dynasties and indeed the Great Wall itself.

I really hope that you enjoy this collection of great Chinese proverbs and that you will continue with the tradition of sharing them with your friends.

 

1. “A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.” — Chinese Proverb

 

2. “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Chinese Proverb

35 Wonderful Chinese Proverbs

 

3. “A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.” Chinese Proverb

 

4. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Confucius

 

5. “Do not be afraid of moving slowly. Be afraid of standing still.” — Chinese Proverb

 

6. “If you always give, you will always have.” Chinese Proverb

 

7. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.” Chinese Proverb

 

8. “Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.” Chinese Proverb

 

9. “If you survived a storm, you won’t be bothered by the rain.” Chinese Proverb

 

10. “If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.” Lao Tzu

35 Wonderful Chinese Proverbs

 

11. “Love is not about possession, it’s all about appreciation.” Chinese Proverb

 

12. “When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” — Chinese Proverb

 

13. “Before preparing to improve the world, first look around your own home three times.” — Chinese Proverb

 

14. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” — Chinese Proverb

 

15. “A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.” Chinese Proverb

 

16. “Give a man fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime.” Chinese Proverb

35 Wonderful Chinese Proverbs

 

17. “Life is like an echo. What you send out usually comes back to you.” Chinese Proverb

 

18. “A diamond with a flaw is better than a common stone that is perfect.” Chinese Proverb

 

19. “Opportunity knocks at the door only once.” Chinese Proverb

 

20. “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” Chinese Proverb

35 Wonderful Chinese Proverbs

 

21. “Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come.” Chinese Proverb

 

22. “A single conversation with a wise man is worth a month’s study of books.” Chinese Proverb

 

23. “Your teacher can open the door, but you must enter by yourself.” Chinese Proverb

 

24. “He who depends on himself will attain the greatest happiness.” Chinese Proverb

 

25. “Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.” Lao Tzu

 

26. “There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same.” — Chinese Proverb

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

 

28. “If you always give, you will always have.” — Chinese Proverb

 

29. “Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.” — Chinese Proverb

 

30. “He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left.” — Chinese Proverb

 

31. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Confucius

 

32. “One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.” Chinese Proverb

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33. “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” Chinese Proverb

 

34. “He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.” Chinese Proverb

 

35. “A bird does not sing because he has the answer to something, he sings because he has a song.” Chinese Proverb

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20 John Templeton Quotes That Will Inspire You

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Sir John Templeton was a legendary investor and mutual fund manager who founded the Templeton Growth Fund. He was an early innovator in global value investing.

His collection of funds held more than $13 billion in assets when he sold the firm in 1992. Following this sale, he spent the rest of his life focusing on philanthropic pursuits.

I hope that you will enjoy this collection John Templeton quotes.

 

1. Self-improvement comes mainly from trying to help others. — John Templeton

 

2. Everyone has special talents, and it is our duty to find ours and use them well. — John Templeton

 

3. Wherever we are and whatever we are doing, it is possible to learn something that can enrich our lives and the lives of others… No one’s education is ever complete. — John Templeton

 

4. It is nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. — John Templeton

 

5. If you want to have a better performance than the crowd, you must do things differently from the crowd. — John Templeton

 

6. A successful life depends less on how long you live than on how much you can pack into the time you have. — John Templeton

 

7. If a business is not ethical, it will fail, perhaps not right away but eventually. — John Templeton

 

8. If you earn a dollar and spend a dollar ten, you’ll be a failure. But if you earn a dollar and spend ninety cents, you’re on the road to success! — John Templeton

 

9. Success is a process of continually seeking answers to new questions. — John Templeton

 

10. Happiness comes from spiritual wealth, not material wealth. Happiness comes from giving, not getting. If we try hard to bring happiness to others, we cannot stop it from coming to us also. — John Templeton

 

11. An attitude of gratitude creates blessings. — John Templeton

 

12. The big difference between those who are successful and those who are not is that successful people learn from their mistakes and the mistakes of others. — John Templeton

 

13. The best time to invest is when you have money. — John Templeton

 

14. The four most expensive words in the English language are “this time it’s different. — John Templeton

 

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Bull-markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria. — John Templeton

 

16. The person who really wants to do something finds a way; the other finds an excuse. — John Templeton

 

17. If you want to become really wealthy, you must have your money work for you. — John Templeton

 

18. If you’re not grateful, you’re not rich – no matter how much you have. — John Templeton

 

19. Be aware of the words that go into your mind, both conscious and unconscious, because words and ideas can be great tools for your mind to use in coming to appropriate decisions. — John Templeton

 

20. If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search. — John Templeton

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30 Productivity Quotes That Will Totally Inspire You

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30 Productivity Quotes That Will Totally Inspire You

Do you ever wish that you could be more productive or have more hours in each day to get everything done? I hope that following collection of quotes will both inspire you and help to boost your productivity.

I have carefully picked these quotes from people such as Jim Rohn, Tim Ferriss, Brian Tracy and others who are experts on how you can be more productive.

Being more productive is not always about working harder. Actually, more often than not it is usually about working smarter. I hope that you will enjoy this wonderful collection of productivity quotes and they inspire you to work smarter in the future.

Here are 30 productivity quotes that will inspire you to accomplish more.

 

1. Focus on being productive instead of busy. — Tim Ferriss

 

2. The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. Stephen Covey

 

3. Action is the foundational key to all success. — Pablo Picasso

 

4. The path to success is to take massive, determined action. — Tony Robbins

 

5. You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. Zig Ziglar

 

6. Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest. — Leo Babauta

 

7. Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start. Simon Sinek

 

8. Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before. — Franz Kafka

 

9. Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. — Paul J. Meyer

 

10. Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it. — Lou Holtz

 

11. Start your day with good intentions and set yourself up for a good attitude. It’s not what happens to you that matters but how you respond. — Ken Blanchard

 

12. Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. Dale Carnegie

 

13. You have everything you need to build something far bigger than yourself. — Seth Godin

 

14. Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely. — Jim Rohn

 

15. Don’t just sit there. Do something. The answers will follow. Mark Manson

 

16. Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. — Sam Levenson

 

17. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale

 

18. It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going. Brian Tracy

 

19. Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. — Stephen King

 

20. I don’t have time’ means ‘It’s not a priority.’ We always have time for what matters to us. — Laura Vanderkam

 

21. Vision is nothing without a plan to execute it. — Kevin O’Leary

 

22. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. — Bruce Lee

 

23. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Walt Disney

 

24. Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

 

25. Move toward your wildest dreams, take the labels off your mind and step boldly into your greatness. – Iyanla Vanzant

 

26. The true price of anything you do is the amount of time you exchange for it. — Henry David Thoreau

 

27. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. — Wayne Gretzky

 

28. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. — Mark Twain

 

29. Don’t count the days. Make the days count. — Muhammad Ali

 

30. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Rohn

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25 George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1856. In 1876 he moved to London to write, but he struggled financially. In 1895, he became a theater critic for the Saturday Review and began writing plays of his own.

Bob Dylan and George Bernard Shaw are the only two people who have won a Nobel Prize for Literature and an Academy Award. Shaw won won his Nobel Prize for Literature for “Pygmalion” and his Academy Award for the screenplay of “Pygmalion”. 

His life’s work includes over 60 plays, as well as many essays, novels, and short stories.

I hope that you will enjoy this wonderful collection of George Bernard Shaw Quotes.

 

1. Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. — George Bernard Shaw

 

2. Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. — George Bernard Shaw

 

3. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them. — George Bernard Shaw

 

4. Write your sad times in sand, write your good times in stone. — George Bernard Shaw

 

5. Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not. — George Bernard Shaw

 

6. The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it. — George Bernard Shaw

 

7. Only fools repeat the same things over and over, expecting to obtain different results. — George Bernard Shaw

 

8. Promise yourself that you will be a success story, and I promise you that all the forces of the universe will unite to come to your aid; you might not feel today or for a while, but the longer you wait the bigger the prize. — George Bernard Shaw

 

9. Beware of false knowledge, it is more dangerous than ignorance. — George Bernard Shaw

 

10. The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react. — George Bernard Shaw

 

11. People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. — George Bernard Shaw

 

12. We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. — George Bernard Shaw

 

13. A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. — George Bernard Shaw

 

14. Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute. — George Bernard Shaw

 

15. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness but it is greatness. — George Bernard Shaw

 

16. Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. — George Bernard Shaw

 

17. The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not. — George Bernard Shaw

 

18. Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby. — George Bernard Shaw

 

19. Life is not meant to be easy my child, but take courage: it can be delightful. — George Bernard Shaw

 

20. We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. — George Bernard Shaw

 

21. Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. — George Bernard Shaw

 

22. Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think. — George Bernard Shaw

 

23. Our lives are shaped not as much by our experiences as by our expectations. — George Bernard Shaw

 

24. Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get. — George Bernard Shaw

 

25. There is the eternal war between those who are in the world for what they can get out of it and those who are in the world to make it a better place for everybody to live in. — George Bernard Shaw

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