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火要空心,人要虚心
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huǒ
yào
kōng
xīn,
rén
yào
xīn
心,

A fire must have space at its center to burn vigorously; a man must be modest to make progress.

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见怪不怪,其怪自败
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jiàn
guài
guài,
guài
bài
怪,

                   Face odd things fearlessly and their fearsomeness will disappear.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2009 09:21
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江山易改,本性难移
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jiāng
shān
gǎi,
běn
xìng
nán
改,
 
    Rivers and mountains may be changed, but it is hard to alter even a single person’s nature.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 August 2009 17:20
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金玉其外,败絮其中
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 jīn 
yù 
qí 
wài, 
 bài
 qí
 zhōng
  外,
 败
  其
 中

 Gold and jade on the outside, rot and decay on the inside.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2009 16:05
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近水楼台先得月,向阳花木早逢春
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jìn
shuǐ
lóu
tái
xiān
yuè,
xiàng
yáng
huā
zǎo
féng
chūn
 水
 先
月,
  向
  阳
 花
 目
 早
  逢
  春

A waterfront pavilion gets the moonlight frist; spring comes early to plants exposed to the sun.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2009 12:14
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近水知鱼性,近山知鸟音
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jìn
shuǐ
zhī
xìng,
jìn
shān
zhì
niǎo
yīn
 水
 性,
 山
 鸟

Near to rivers, we recognize fish; near to mountains, we recognize the songs of birds.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 August 2009 17:03
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