Oriental Proverbs
Posted On: 2010-02-21

Pick the right (missing) word/s in the proverb.

"He who will not economize will have to                                 "
a) agonize  b) sweat bullets  c)  harmonize

When a friend arrives from afar, isn't it                                 ?
A)  Wearisome  B)  Meaningless  C) Wonderful

I will not grieve that men do not know me; I will grieve that I do not know
A) Professional Wrestling   B)  Men  C)  Sienfeld

"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single "
A)  car key   B)  suitcase   C)  step

"Study the past if you would divine the                         
a)  future   b)  water  c)  serenity

"When a leopard dies, he leaves his skin; a man, his                         
a) will  b)  reputation  c)  Nike tennis shoes

"If you suspect a man, don't employ him; if you employ a man, don't            
A)  hire him  b)  pay him overtime  c) suspect him

Better to light a candle than to curse the                                               .
A) darkness   b)  neighbors   c) electric company

Forget injuries, never forget                                 .
A) Your insurance card  B) To yell "Ouch  C) Kindness

When someone said, "What do you think of repaying evil with kindness?" Confucius replied, "Then what are you going to repaying kindness with? Repay kindness with kindness , but repay evil with                        ."
A) justice  B) evil  C) yen

Answers

"He who will not economize will have to agonize."
"When a friend arrives from afar, isn't it wonderful?"
"I will not grieve that men do not know me; I will grieve that I do not know men."
"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."
"Study the past if you would divine the future"

"When a leopard dies, he leaves his skin; a man, his reputation."
"If you suspect a man, don't employ him; if you employ a man, don't suspect him."
"
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
 Darkness."
"Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses."
"When someone said, "What do you think of repaying evil with kindness?" Confucius replied, "Then what are you going to repaying kindness with? Repay kindness with kindness , but repay evil with justice."


 

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