Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs (2nd Edition) by Theodora Lau

By Theodora Lau

"By filling one's head rather than one's pocket, one can't be robbed."

The charm of chinese language proverbs is profound and common. With brevity, readability, and straightforwardness, those conscientiously selected phrases support cross knowledge and perception during the a while. This undying, eloquent selection of proverbs bargains primary truths concerning the flora and fauna and the human situation, on topics resembling:

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35 F alsehood /G ossip q Even the powerful ox has no defense against flies. ~ An idle story can quickly become fact in the mouths of hundreds. ~ Good deeds never leave home; bad ones echo for a thousand miles. Unfortunately, our worst moments garner the most discussion. ~ When the tongue slips, it speaks the truth. ~ One who mounts a tiger can never get off. Once you enter politics, it is difficult to exit. ~ 36 F a l s e ho o d/ G o s s i p The larger one’s roof, the more snow it will collect.

One generation plants the trees for the next generation to enjoy the shade. 40 F ate q Man can cure a multitude of illnesses, but not fate. ~ What is fated to be yours will always return to you. ~ Often one finds destiny just where one hides to avoid it. ~ Extremes will meet. Everything will have a beginning and an end. ~ 41 B e s t- L o v e d Chi ne s e P r o v e r b s Fate is influenced by good deeds. It is said that the good deeds of one generation can influence the fate of the next. ” ~ A bridge never crossed is like a life never lived.

Do not build what is permanent upon the sand. Be sure to have a firm foundation before wasting time, effort, and money in any endeavor. ~ 45 B e s t- L o v e d Chi ne s e P r o v e r b s First resolve what must be done; solutions will then become evident. ~ One must cut before filing, carve before polishing. ~ Remember to dig the well long before you get thirsty. ~ If one takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand. ~ Do not hasten to rejoice at someone’s departure until you see his replacement.

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