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人無遠慮,必有近憂

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People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.
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人无远虑,必有近忧

traditional

遠慮

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

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

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

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