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7 Chinese Proverbs For Back-To-School

A new school year is just around the corner. Since most of us, if not all, will transition to online classes, we may feel bummed or not as excited for what’s ahead of us. Thus, to inspire and motivate you for the upcoming school year, here are 7 Chinese Proverbs from various philosophers.

1) 学无止境

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“There is no limit in learning”


2) 学而不思则罔,思而不学则殆

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Learning without thinking means wasted work; thinking without learning is dangerous”

3) 一分耕耘, 一分收获

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No pain, no gain”

4)  学如逆水行舟,不进则退

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Studying is like sailing against the current: a boat must forge ahead or it will be swept downstream.”

5) 玉不琢,不成器

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“If a jade is not cut and polished, it can’t be made into anything.”

6) 学然后知不足

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“To learn is to know one’s ignorance.”

7) 今天的功课今天做,明天还有新功课

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“Today’s homework must be done today for there will be new homework tomorrow.”

 We hope these Chinese proverbs keep you inspired in the next couple of months. We are rooting for you!


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