Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs

Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs

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by Theodora Lau, Kenneth Lau, Laura Lau
     
 

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"By filling one's head instead of one's pocket, one cannot be robbed."

The appeal of Chinese proverbs is profound and universal. With brevity, clarity, and simplicity, these carefully chosen words help pass wisdom and insight throughout the ages. This timeless, eloquent collection of proverbs offers fundamental truths about the natural world and the human

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"By filling one's head instead of one's pocket, one cannot be robbed."

The appeal of Chinese proverbs is profound and universal. With brevity, clarity, and simplicity, these carefully chosen words help pass wisdom and insight throughout the ages. This timeless, eloquent collection of proverbs offers fundamental truths about the natural world and the human condition, on subjects such as:

Ability • Adversity • Beauty • Character • Conflict Cooperation • Deception • Defeat • Fortune • Greed • Happiness Honor • Inspiration • Knowledge • Leadership • Love Moderation • Necessity • Neighbors • Obstinacy • Opportunity Perseverance • Pride • Sincerity • Strategy • Success Thought • Trust • Victory • Wisdom • And More

"With our thoughts we must build our world."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061703652
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
12/23/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
557,006
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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