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人无远虑,必有近忧

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simplified

远虑

traditional

人無遠慮,必有近憂

Mandarin

Etymology

A quote from the Analects of Confucius.
Literally: If a person lacks consideration for what is long off, he will indeed have worries before too long.

Proverb

人无远虑,必有近忧 (simplified, Pinyin rén wú yuǎnlǜ, bì yǒu jìn yōu, traditional 人無遠慮,必有近憂)

  1. One should plan for the future, or else get run over by it.

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