36 Chinese Proverbs about FishAll Chinese Proverbs | Proverbs about Fish
1. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
2. All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws.
3. Don't stand by the water and long for fish; go home and weave a net.
4. Looking for fish? Don't climb a tree.
5. Seeking fish? Don't dive in the pond; go home and get a net.
6. To talk much and arrive nowhere is the same as climbing a tree to catch a fish.
7. Weaving a net is better than praying for fish at the edge of the water.
8. All rotten fish taste the same.
9. Don't climb a tree to catch a fish.
10. Fuel is not sold in a forest, nor fish on a lake.
11. Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.
12. He who sees heaven in the water sees the fishes in the trees.
13. If you are not a fish, how can you know if the fish are happy?
14. It is no good going to the river just wanting to catch a fish; you have to take a net as well.
15. Life is like a candle in the wind; like frost on the roof; like the wriggling of the fish in the pan.
16. The fish you cannot catch is always a big one.
17. There are people that fish and those who just disturb the water.
18. There is a time to fish and a time to dry the nets.
19. To climb a tree to catch a fish is talking much and doing nothing.
20. Water can do without fishes, fishes cannot do without water.
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