The Chinese culture is one of the oldest cultures in the world. Chinese
proverbs have said to have been around for thousands of years. These proverbs
can be placed into four different categories, xiehouyu (two-part allegorical
sayings), yanyu (familiar sayings), chengyu (accepted phrases), and suyu
Famous Spiritual Quotes>
- A resourceful man
knows to avoid a disadvantageous situation close at hand.
Meaning - An unprepared confrontation will only end up in one's
defeat. In that situation, avoid it.
- Love my house,
love the crow on it.
Meaning - The crow may be ugly, but love it if your really love
- An ambitious horse
will never return to its old stable.
Meaning - A capable employee never returns to the same employer
after quiting him.
- It is easy to dodge
a spear that comes in front of you but hard to avoid an arrow shot from
Meaning - It is easier to guard against the obvious.
- Green Mountain
Meaning - Used in face of setbacks as a consolation: unless the
main force is lost, there is always a chance of staging a come-back.
- Flowing Water Never
Meaning - It means that people got to renew their knowledge not
to stay behind.
- Three feet of ice
does not result from one day of freezing weather.
Meaning - A predicament is not formed without a period of events
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