人外有人,天外有天

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people
 
outside; in addition; foreign; external
 
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
man; person; people day; sky; heaven
 
outside; in addition; foreign; external
 
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
day; sky; heaven
simp. and trad.
(人外有人,天外有天)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: There are people beyond (this) person, and skies beyond (this) sky.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proverb[edit]

人外有人,天外有天

  1. No matter how good you think you are, there is always someone out there that is better.