Confucius says …
I don’t know if Confucius said any of these but they are Chinese sayings I’ve picked up over the years.
Short sharp pain is preferable to lingering torment.
The smart horse never chews the same blade of grass.
Marriage is like a cemetery. (Accredited to Mum)
That’s the least of your worries (Sister)
The best medicine is the most bitter.
Time will expose a man’s ‘heart’.
A needle can’t be sharp both ends.
You don’t feel the pain until it pricks you.
The beginning of any venture is always the hardest.
If you are content, you’ll be happy despite being poor.
The outsider sees clearly whilst the person in the thick of it is surrounded by fog.
Fingers bend inwards not out.
When drinking water think of the source.