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前人栽树,后人乘凉
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qián
rén
zāi
shù,
hòu
rén
chéng
liáng
树,

              One generation plants the trees under whose shade another generation rests.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2009 18:17
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钱财如粪土,仁义值千金
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qián
cái
fèn
tǔ,
rén
zhí
qiān
jīn
土,

     Riches are as worthless as dust; benevolence and justice are the most valuable things.

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强中更有强中手,能人背后有能人
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qiáng
zhōng
gèng
yǒu
qiáng
zhōng
shǒu,
néng
rén
bèi
hòu
yǒu
néng
rén
手,

However strong you are, there's always someone stronger.

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人不可貌相,海水不可斗量
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 rén
mào
 xiàng,
hǎi
shuǐ
dǒu
liáng
相,

 
     As a man cannot be known by his looks, neither can the sea be fathomed by a gourd.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2009 13:45
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人过留名,雁过留声
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rén
guò 
líu 
míng,
yàn
guò
líu
shēng
名,

A man leaves his name behind wherever he stays, just as a goose utters its cry wherever it flies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 10:37
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人老心不老,人穷志不穷
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rén
lǎo
xīn
lǎo, 
rén
qióng
zhì 
qióng
 人
老,

 
                             Old but young at heart; poor but with lofty ideals.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 18:40
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