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Popular Chinese proverbs

Author: Pei Ki, Goh ; Chay, Geraldine, translationPublisher: Asiapac, 2004.Language: English, Chinese (China)Description: 129 p. : Ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9812293868Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Book Asia Campus
Main Collection
Print PN6080.42 .C4 P67 2004
(Browse shelf)
Available 900193450
Total holds: 0

Includes index


Wisdom from Chinese Proverbs Contents On Resolution and Courage All Trades Have Their Experts Judging a Book by Its Cover Double Standards Mistaking a Good Man for a Bad One Managing Resources A Meaningful Gift To Be Contented Due Praise Pining Escalation A Willing Victim Correlation Being Influenced by the Company One Keeps Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained Better to Die in Glory than Live in Dishonour 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 Maxims 33 On Sincerity and Credibility Among the Best Sense of Compassion Birds of a Feather Flock Together A Spoilsport The Pupil Surpasses the Master Without the Correct Conditions, Nothing Can Be Achieved Self-Betrayal Greed Losers Have Pride Too Who Starts Trouble Must End It Slow Solutions Cannot Solve Urgent Problems Presumed Guilty Family Squabbles No Stones Unturned Leaders Must Behave For Others To Follow 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60 62 Maxims 65 On Humility and Cautiousness Casting Caution to the Winds Be Discerning Paying for What You Are Given Sincerity of Heart To Have Ulterior Motives To Keep At Bay Eloquence Recognising a Gem Purity and Virtue To Distance Oneself From The Encumbrances Of Life False Advertising Never Give Up Too Far Apart Where There's a Will, There's a Way Complete What You Set Out to Do 66 68 70 72 74 76 78 80 82 84 86 88 90 92 94 Maxims 97 On Awareness and Harmony Turn Hostility To Friendship To See Is To Believe To Expend Great Efforts For A Small Thing Man Of Honour Students Everywhere Eliminate Your Enemy Copycat The Truth The Early Bird Catches The Worm To Pale in Comparison A Complicated Problem Selfishness The Way to the Hearts of the People Just Reward More Haste Less Speed 98 100 102 104 106 108 110 112 114 116 118 120 122 124 126 Maxims 129

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