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Everything I understand about America I learned in Chinese proverbs

Wendy Liu

Everything I understand about America I learned in Chinese proverbs

by Wendy Liu

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Homa & Sekey Books in Paramus, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liu, Wendy,
  • Chinese Americans -- Biography,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • Proverbs, Chinese,
  • United States -- Civilization,
  • United States -- Relations -- China,
  • China -- Relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWendy Liu.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.C5 L654 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22843624M
    ISBN 109781931907521
    LC Control Number2008054385
    OCLC/WorldCa291193873

    Men learn little from success, but much from failure. ~ Arabian Proverb. One should learn to sail in all winds. ~ Italian Proverbs. One who wants to know is better than one who already knows. ~ Yiddish Proverb. Only by falling do you learn how to mount a horse. ~ Kurdish Proverbs. People who do not break things first will never learn to create anything. ~ Filipino Proverbs. The Beginning of Knowledge - The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth— Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance.

    In a bet there is a fool and a thief. ~ Traditional Proverb. Gamblers do not contribute to the public welfare. ~ Hebrew Proverb. I have denounced everything but wine. I have foresworn everything but gambling. ~ Persian Proverb. Reform a leprosy. ~ Chinese Proverb. Young gamblers, old beggars. ~ German Proverb. Nine gamblers could not feed a single rooster. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb. - Explore neelimac19's board "proverbs", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Proverbs, Words, Inspirational quotes pins.

    For example, in one group of proverbs, American students gave the American proverbs an average score of , and the Chinese proverbs an average score of Chinese proverb. After victory, tighten your helmet chord. Japanese Proverb. All roads lead to Rome. Roman Proverb. All roads do not lead to Rome. Slovenian Proverb. All sins cast long shadows. Irish Proverb. All things good to know are difficult to learn. Greek Proverb. All sunshine makes the desert. Arab Proverb.


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It is amazing how much I learned about my own country (USA) reading Wendy Liu, "Everything I Understand about America I Learned in Chinese Proverbs." Drawing on ancient Chinese and somewhat universal proverbs to examine the challenges/problems of the young, evolving USA culture, the author is able to give insights without preaching, moralizing and/or lecturing on sensitive issues/5.

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