Chinese proverbs

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These are the humble beginnings of a collection of Chinese proverbs, given in (and sorted by) Pinyin transcription.

hua4 she2 tian1 zu2
(adding legs when painting a snake, i.e. ruining something by an unnecessary addition)
lao3 ji4 fu2 li4 zhi4 zai4 qian1 li3
(The old horse in the stable still wants to run 1000 li1., i.e. old people still may have great plans)
you3 zhi4zhe shi4 jing4 cheng2
(If there is someone who has stamina, things will get accomplished.)

1 li: Chinese linear measure, corresponds to about .5 kilometers