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满招损,谦受益
Pinyin
mǎn zhāo sǔn qiān shòu yì
English
Pride hurts modesty benefits
Explanation
Meaning
自满会招致损失,谦虚可以得到益处。
Context
《尚书·大禹谟》:“满招损,谦受益,时乃天道。”
Synonyms
虚怀若谷、一谦自益、益谦亏盈
Antonyms
妄自尊大、刚愎自用
Grammar
复句式;作补语;含褒义
 
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