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>
- If the wind comes
from an empty cave, it's not without a reason.
Meaning - Most seemingly strange events and actions have logical
- The old horse in
the stable still yearns to run 1000 li 1.
Chinese Proverb Don't underestimate experienced people, old people
still may have great ambitions and potential.
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 person needs training and discipline to build character.
- He who asks is
a fool for five minutes. But he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Meaning - By asking a question, you'll feel foolish for a while,
because you lack the knowledge. By not asking and continuing to lack
the knowledge, you will remain a fool indefinitely.
- Point at a deer
and call it a horse.
Meaning - Deliberately twisting the truth for ulterior motives.
- Whoever tied the
knot on the bell is the one to untie it.
Meaning -Whoever created a problem is the best person to solve
- Without entering
the tiger's lair, how can one catch the tiger's cub?
Meaning - It's to illustrate the importance of taking risks when
the stakes are high.
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