Tag: Chinese proverb

Some Chinese Proverbs on Time

Tick tack, time flies by. Let’s have a look at how Chinese people say about time: 时不我待。 shí bù wǒ dāi Time and tide wait for no man. 时间是医治一切创伤的良药。 shí jiān shì yī zhì yí qiè chuàng chāng de liáng yào Time cures all things. 光阴似箭。 guāng yīn sì jiàn Time flies. 时间就是金钱。 shí jiān jiù shì jīn qián Time is money. 时光流逝,不可复得。 shí guāng liú shì, bù kě fù dé Time lost cannot be won again. 时间不能倒流。 shí jiān bù néng dào liú Time past cannot be called back again. 我生待明日,万事成蹉跎。 wǒ shēng dài míng rì, wàn shì...

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Some Chinese proverbs on Books

How can we live a life without books?! Books are mentioned in lots of proverbs, in all languages. Here I would like to list some in Chinese. 好书如挚友 hǎo shū rú zhì yǒu A good book is a good friend. 一本好书,相伴一生 yī běn hǎo shū, xiāng bàn yī shēng A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever. 读书如交友,应求少而精 dú shū rú jiāo yǒu, yìng qiú shǎo ér jīng Books and friends should be few but good. 读书使人充实,交谈使人精明 shú shū shǐ rén chōng shí, jiāo tán shǐ rén jīng míng By reading we enrich the...

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