You are at Home > China Guide > Chinese Culture > Chinese Proverbs

Reading enriches a man; conversation makes a man shrewd.
读(dú)书(shū)使(shǐ)人(rén)充(chōng)实(shí),交(jiāo)谈(tán)使(shǐ)人(rén)精(jīng)明(míng)。

A similar English proverb is: “Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.” - Sir Francis Bacon. English author, courtier and philosopher (1561 - 1626).  

Leave Your Comments:

Chinese Proverbs Index

Contact Us

  • Toll Free:
    800-2682918 ( USA)
    800-8793-007(China)
    Otherwise: 86-773-2831999
  • Email: contact@chinahighlights.com

Join In This Site