Quotes by Chinese authors


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"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage"
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"So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won't have the patience to pick them out"
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"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step"
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"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it"
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"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest"
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"In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero"
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"That's so different in Hong Kong when I'm using my own mother language, I can treat the line in one thousand different ways, with many different reactions"
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"I believe the world is one big family, and we need to help each other"
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"Music in the soul can be heard by the universe"
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"One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others"
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"It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins"
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"In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it"
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"The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours"
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"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be"
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"Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you"
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"At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want"
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"To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders"
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"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving"
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"The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes"
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"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps"
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"When anger rises, think of the consequences"
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"What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others"
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"We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression"
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"Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire"
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"Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors"
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"To see the right and not to do it is cowardice"
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"To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness"
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"To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness"
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"To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short"
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"Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire"
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