求人不如求己

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Chinese[edit]

 
to seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech
man; person; people it would be better to, let's
 
to seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech
6th heavenly stem; self
simp. and trad.
(求人不如求己)
不如

Etymology[edit]

Literally "begging others is no better than begging oneself".

Pronunciation[edit]


Proverb[edit]

求人不如求己

  1. it's better to rely on yourself than on the help of others; if you want a thing done well, do it yourself