君子一言,快马一鞭

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: If a gentleman says it, (it shall be done as if spurring) a fast horse (to gallop with) a single (strike of the) whip.

Proverb[edit]

君子一言快马一鞭 (simplified, Pinyin jūnzǐ yī yán, kuài mǎ yī biān, traditional 君子一言,快馬一鞭)

  1. A gentleman's word is as good as gold.

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