By Theodora Lau
''By filling one's head rather than one's pocket, one can't be robbed.''
The attraction of chinese language proverbs is profound and common. With brevity, readability, and ease, those conscientiously selected phrases support cross knowledge and perception through the a long time. This undying, eloquent selection of proverbs bargains basic truths in regards to the flora and fauna and the human situation, on matters resembling:
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C aution q The cautious seldom err. ~ An overturned cart ahead warns the one behind. A keen observer is the mark of a great student. Learn from those who have come before you. ~ Don’t jump over a pit only to fall into a well. ~ Be slow to promise but quick to perform. ~ Better to be too skeptical than to be too trusting. ~ Presumptions will bring nothing but trouble. ~ 13 B e s t- L o v e d Chi ne s e P r o v e r b s Uncertainty breeds caution. ~ When fortune flirts, her smile is costly. Be cautious when presented with promised windfalls that require little investment.
A bridge is not built from one piece of wood. ~ We cannot clap with only one hand. ~ Each person equals a grain of sand, but an army is like a block of gold. 20 C ourtesy C ourtesy q Courtesy is the mark of a civilized person. ~ Kindness is the best quality of the soul. ~ Follow the good and learn their ways. ~ Keeping company with the wicked is like living in a fish market: one becomes used to the foul odor. People adapt to their environment, for better or worse. ~ Kind words can be brief and simple, yet they echo in our memories forever.
Communicate early and often when working on a complicated project. 46 F ortune F ortune q What first appears as a calamity may later bring good fortune. Fortune may surprise you—do not be quick to quit a difficult situation. ~ The tide must reach its lowest before it turns. ~ Look to your enemy for a chance to succeed. Observe your opponent and you will find new ways to succeed. ~ Every day cannot be a feast of lanterns. Everyone will know both joy and sorrow.