There are many Chinese proverbs on gratitude, for parents, teachers, or other people who have helped us. Let’s have a look.
yī rì wéi shī, zhōng shēn wèi fù
Literally, it can be translated as “He who teaches me for one day is my father for life.”
It means, “Once my teacher, always my teacher. “
shéi yán cùn cǎo xīn, bào dé sān chūn huī
Such kindness of warm sun, can’t be repaid by grass.
dī shuǐ zhī ēn dāng yǒng quán xiāng bào
The favor of a drop of water should be repaid with a surging spring.
chī shuǐ bù wàng wā jǐng rén
when you drink the water, think of those who dug the well
zhī ēn tú bào
Cherish others’ kindness at heart and pay back the favor.
tóu zhī yǐ táo bào zhī yǐ lǐ
Give me peaches, I will return plums.
Here are two notebooks that probably can give you an idea to express your gratitude to your teachers:
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