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Best-Loved Chinese Proverbsby Theodora 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 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."
The popularity of Chinese proverbs circles the globe and spans millennia. Now, from the author of the bestselling Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes, comes a charming gift book of simple wisdom--325 proverbs in all--accompanied by elegant illustrations and Chinese calligraphy.
From the author of the bestselling Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes (125,000 copies sold) comes a charming gift book of simple wisdom accompanied by Chinese calligraphy by Kenneth Lau.
About the Author
Theodora Lau is the author of numerous books, including the best-selling Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes, in which author, calligrapher, and illustrator Kenneth Lau's work was also featured. Theodora's books have been translated into over 17 languages and have introduced many topics of Chinese culture to readers all over the world.
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