“Like a frog in a well” is a strong proverb to alert people not to hide inside our comfort zone.
“If old things don’t go, new things will never come.” Such an encouraging and motivating proverb is a famous one in the Chinese culture. If you block yourself to creativity, creativity and other sorts of things will never come.
“To return to one’s roots” so much of what the meaning indicates already in this proverb, it depicts a person returning to the start, from the beginning where he/she came from.
When we were young, our parents would always expect us to wake up early because of such a proverb “Early bird gets the worm.” What does this proverb mean?
A profound Chinese proverb “If one does not plow, there will be no harvest.” If one does not work hard, there will be no result/achievement. As straight forward as that, this proverb is often well kept in our mind when we are being confronted with harsh situations in life.
Have you experienced yourself being stuck in a situation where everyone is waiting for each other to bring out the first step? “Three monks have no water to drink” is a profound Chinese proverb that depicts human nature that when working in a team, due to the lack of “vital sense”, employees in a group force are not paying enough effort to contribute to the overall success of a project. Wang Yung-ching, a famous and influential entrepreneur who built up a strong business culture in Taiwan supported such a proverb in business making.