Try is a word of courage, but can is a word of power.
To wear a summer hat when worshipping at the new year---very hot!
To wear fur coats in summer.
To-day secures not to-morrow?s affairs.
Too busy for pleasure.
Too enjoy the favor of Heaven.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Torn clothes may be mended; but a hand or foot cannot be stuck on again.
To try importunately to flatter. Lit.: His flattery fails, so he adds more salt and pours on more vinegar.
To try to stand on two boats at once.
To understand your parents' love bear your own children.
To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
To violate the law is the same crime in the emperor as in the subject.
To the man submit, at whose board you sit.
To throw stones on a man in a well.
To throw the blame of one?s faults on others.
To trust one's own righteousness, is like seeking shelter under one's own shadow. - We may stoop to the ground, and the lower we bend, the shadow is beneath us still. - But if we flee to the shadow of a great rock, or a wide-spreading tree, then we find shelter from the noon-day sun.
To the drunken man heaven and earth are great; to the man of leisure days and months are long.
To the contented even poverty and obscurity bring happiness; to the discontented even riches and honors bring misery.
To sweep clean at a stroke.
To take no medicine is as good as a middling doctor.
To talk goodness is not good... only to do it is.
To talk much and arrive nowhere is the same as climbing a tree to catch a fish.
To the contended even poverty brings happiness; to the discontented even riches bring misery.