May 2, 2000
Maternal love is different from the love between man and woman; the
love of a mother for her children is unconditional.
Freud once said, “No man can keep a secret.”
Most people believe that the older one
gets, the harder it is for him to learn
Although some of the reference books are
worth reading, most of them are
Fan Chung-yen said, “Worry before the people worry; rejoice after the
6. One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade.
(The work of the predecessors benefits the successors.)
(One man sows and another man reaps.)
(One beats the bush, and another catches the birds.)
7. Much reading is like much eating. (Reading much is like eating much)
It is wholly (entirely,
completely) useless without digestion.
If you are patient in one moment of danger, you will escape a hundred
days of sorrow.
9. Everything his parents say to him goes in one ear and out the other.
In Chinese tradition, marriage is a matter between two families, not just
between two individuals.