Some more famous ancient Chinese saying is:

Ancient Chinese Proverbs

Crows everywhere are equally black.
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.
The taller the bamboo grows, the lower it bends.
Not the cry, but the flight of the wild duck leads the flock to fly and follow.
Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
Behind every able man, there are always other able men.
Every child born, has innate goodness.

Black cat or white cat: If it can catch mice, it’s a good cat.
Old Horse Knows the Way.
Rise and fall of a nation rests with every one of its citizens.

Be faithful and true of word; let thy walk be plain and lowly: thou wilt get on, though in savage land. If thy words be not faithful and true, thy walk plain and lowly, wilt thou get on, though in thine own home? Standing, see these words ranged before thee; driving, see them written upon the yoke. Then thou wilt get on.

He does not preach what he practices till he has practiced what he preaches.

He who merely knows right principles is not equal to him who loves them.

Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.

If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?

Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A man simply cannot conceal himself!

Make faithfulness and truth thy masters: have no friends unlike thyself: be not ashamed to mend thy faults.

Possessed of courage but devoid of morality, a superior man will make trouble while a small man will be a brigand.

The determined scholar and the man of virtue will not seek to live at the expense of injuring their virtue. They will even sacrifice their lives to preserve their virtue complete.

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home

To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.

Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.

When a man’s knowledge is sufficient to attain, and his virtue is not sufficient to enable him to hold, whatever he may have gained, he will lose again.