Which Old Chinese Proverb Describes Your Life?

The ancient Chinese people have thought about every possible life path. Which one describes yours?

Tim Bennett
Created by Tim Bennett
On Mar 25, 2015

Do you think before you act, or act before you think?

Have you ever felt betrayed by someone close to you?

This glass is:

Are you a social person?

Have you ever visited China?

You usually make big decisions based on your:

What do you like most about yourself?

Do you believe that words can change the world?

Love is not about possession, it's all about appreciation.

Love is not about possession, it's all about appreciation.

You are one of the few people who actually has a good perspective on love.
In the past, you were in some not-so-great relationships with people who saw you as an object. You had to mostly agree with what they said, and you didn't feel like most of your wishes were addressed.

It was tough to break out of this cycle, but ultimately you've managed, and now you know that a lover shouldn't treat you like an object, but as a whole person. You should be appreciated for the amazing person that you are.

Flowers may bloom again, but a person never has the chance to be young again.

Flowers may bloom again, but a person never has the chance to be young again.

Although most young people don’t really think about seizing the moment and living for now, you have always been focused on experiencing everything you could.
You don’t like to sit around and wait for life to come knocking. You go out, meet people, expose yourself to new and intriguing situations, and always challenge yourself.
You know that our time on this planet is short, so you do everything you can to make sure it counts!

Failure is the mother of success.

Failure is the mother of success.

Although you hate failing just as much as the next person, you know how to learn from these experiences. Where other people give up, you learn, adapt and excel.
You have that precious combination of dedication, optimism and a hopeful heart that enables you to work hard and never give up until you succeed.

All things are difficult before they are easy.

All things are difficult before they are easy.

While most people tend to give up when things get hard in life, you do the complete opposite!
You have found that the shortest way to get to where you want to be in life, is to fight during the hard times, and then appreciate the positive that comes after.
When you try to take shortcuts, you usually get burned. Whether it’s in education, your career, or your love life, you have to learn and evolve from the struggles in order to truly get somewhere in life.

Opportunity knocks at the door only once.

Opportunity knocks at the door only once.

When you were little, you learned that when life gives you lemons, you must take them, or else somebody else is gonna step up and make lemonade.
Now, you've learned from your mistakes, and you have developed a special skill to find the right opportunities for you and seizing them. No more will you let life pass you by, you are a fighter, and a fighter knows when it’s time to step up!