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Chengyu
苦口良药
Pinyin
kǔ kǒu liáng yào
Explanation
Meaning
好药往往味苦难吃。比喻衷心的劝告,尖锐的批评,听起来觉得不舒服,但对改正缺点错误很有好处。
Context
《孔子家语·六本》:“良药苦于口而利于病,忠言逆于耳而利于行。”
 
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