不經一事,不長一智

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Chinese[edit]

not; no; (negative prefix)
 
classics; sacred book; pass through; to undergo; scripture
 
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
not; no; (negative prefix)
 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
 
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
wisdom; knowledge
trad. (不經一事,不長一智)
simp. (不经一事,不长一智)

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不經一事,不長一智

  1. You can't know about something unless you experience it; wisdom comes from experience.