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Author Herzberg, Qin Xue.
Title Chinese proverbs and popular sayings : with observations on culture and language / Qin Xue Herzberg and Larry Herzberg.
Imprint Berkeley, CA : Stone Bridge Press, ©2012.

Author Herzberg, Qin Xue.
Subject Chinese language -- Conversation and phrase books -- English.
Chinese language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English.
Language and culture -- China.
Alt Name Herzberg, Larry.
Description 1 online resource (178 pages)
Note Text in English and Chinese.
Contents Introduction; 1 LEARNING; Teachers; Experience, Including Failure and Suffering, Can Be the Best Teacher: The School of Hard Knocks; Regarding Talented Students; Learning Is an Endless Task That Requires Great Effort; "A Little Learning Is a Dangerous Thing"; True Knowledge; 2 PATIENCE AND PERSERVERANCE; 3 HUMILITY AND CONTENTMENT; Caution Against Pride and Boasting; Humility Means Not Judging or Criticizing Others; 4 TALKING; Cautions About Speaking; Gossip and Slander; Tactfulness; Correct Speech; Heed Good Advice; Cautions about Behavior in General; 5 MORALITY.
Do No Harm to OthersThe Moral Person; The Consequences of Wrong Doing; Wrongdoing Is Always Discovered and Punished Eventually; Avoid Temptation; Repentance and Redemption; 6 MONEY; 7 CONFORMITY; Work for the Benefit of the Group Rather Than Your Own Individual Selfish Desires; Strength Lies in Unity; 8 AGE; Aging and Mortality; People Often Do Get Better with Age; The Problem of Old Age; 9 TIME; 10 FRIENDS; True Friends Are a Treasure; The Nature of Friendship; 11 FAMILY; The Family; Parents and Children; Husband and Wife; 12 WOMEN; 13 FATE; The Futility of Fighting Fear.
Every Cloud May Have a Silver Lining (but Every Clear Sky May Soon Have Clouds!)But Perhaps "Where There's a Will, There's a Way."; 14 ANIMAL METAPHORS; Animals That Represent Powerul or Superior People; Animals That Represent Ordinary People; Animals That Represent Base and Lowly People; Animals That Represent Meek People; Animals That Represent Evil People; Other Animals; Miscellaneous Animals; 15 FOOD; Proverbs; Expressions Related to Food; 16 MISCELLANEOUS FAVORITE SAYINGS; An Individual's Position in Society; Good Advice; 17 PROVERBS THAT MAY SOUND FAMILIAR TO ENGLISH SPEAKERS.
Chinese Sayings Borrowed from the WestCommon Humanity, Common Wisdom; 18 SAYINGS ATTRIBUTED TO THE CHINESE -- RIGHTLY OR WRONGLY; Index.
Summary A collection of 500+ proverbs in Chinese and English, capturing the enduring wisdom of China, for travelers and language students.
ISBN 9781611725179 (electronic bk.)
1611725178 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 797814730
Additional Format Print version: Herzberg, Qin Xue. Chinese proverbs and popular sayings. Berkeley, CA : Stone Bridge Press, ©2012 (DLC) 2011051251

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