Sino-Korean word from 百聞不如一見., literally, "hearing a hundred times is no better than seeing once," as mentioned during 62-60 B.C. by General Zhao Chongguo (趙充國) of Han Dynasty, as recorded in the biography Zhao Chongguo and Xin Qingji (趙充國辛慶忌傳), No. 69 of Book of Han (漢書).
백문불여일견 (baeng-mun-bur-yeo-il-gyeon) (hanja 百聞不如一見)
- seeing is believing (maybe worth the empiricist and positivist classic dictum).
- 백문이 불여일견 (baeng-mun-i bur-yeo-il-gyeon)