Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs

Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs

4.12 (41 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$12.99

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

"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."
show more

Out of ideas for the holidays?

Visit our Gift Guides and find our recommendations on what to get friends and family during the holiday season. Shop now .

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 127 x 181 x 11mm | 136g
  • Collins Reference
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • (2nd Edition)
  • 0061703656
  • 9780061703652
  • 280,224

About Theodora Lau

Theodora Lau, a leading authority on Chinese horoscopes, is the author of The Chinese Horoscopes Guide to Relationships and Chinese Horoscopes for Your Child. She is also the coauthor of The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes and Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs.

Kenneth Lau is an author, calligrapher and illustrator whose work has been featured in The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes, The Chinese Horoscopes Guide to Relationships, and Chinese Horoscopes for Your Child. Born in Shanghai, Kenneth is fluent in multiple Chinese dialects and skilled in a variety of Chinese calligraphy styles. After living in Asia, Kenneth and Theodora have made southern California their home for the past 25 years.

Laura Lau is the coauthor of The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes and Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Theodora Lau, and she earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley. Laura splits her time between Asia and California with her husband.
show more

Rating details

41 ratings
4.12 out of 5 stars
5 41% (17)
4 32% (13)
3 24% (10)
2 2% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X