Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Heaven has a road, but no one travels it, hell has no gate but men will dig to get there.

Preserve the old, but know the new.

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.

A closed mind is like a closed book, just a block of wood.

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.

It is not necessary to light a candle to the sun.


Tell me, I'll forget, show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.

Talk doesn't cook rice.

If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

He who asks is a fool for 5 minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

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

To open a shop is easy, to keep it open is an art.

Men in the game are blind, men outside see clearly.


Man proposes and God disposes

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Man fools himself. He prays for a long life and he fears old age.

A really great man never puts away the simplicity of a child.

Only joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Drinking the water of a well, one should never forget who dug it.



To read a book for the first time is to make an acquaintance with a new friend; to read it for a second time, is to meet an old one.

Over a long distance, you learn about the strength of your horse; over a long time, you learn about the character of your friend.

A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.

Only he that has traveled the road knows where the holes are deep.

Honest advice is unpleasant to the ear.

An open book benefits your mind.

Experience is the mother of wisdom.