The Chinese character 運 (yùn) is a pictophonetic character—one formed by combining a component that indicates the meaning with a component that indicates the sound.
People are advised not to covet small gains while overlooking what is worthwhile in the bigger picture.
The Chinese character for forbearance is formed by placing a “knife” over the “heart.”
To thoroughly understand the truth of a matter, first listen, then observe well and think carefully.
The story of Xu Yun’s wife tells us that what is important is a person’s inner beauty—a high moral character.
The character 和 (hé) portrays the traditional Chinese ideal of harmony between nature and humankind.
Guan Zhong was a great prime minister in Chinese history, producing the first book on legalism.
Life’s meaning is not solely to endure adversities, nevertheless overcoming them is the necessary path to success for many people.
A renowned Chinese medical expert of the Han Dynasty decided to become another sage’s apprentice so he could learn even more.
The Chinese character 法 (fǎ) stands for law or method.