忠言逆耳 zhōng yán nì ěr

zhōng yán nì ěr phrase honest advice, although unpleasant to the ear, induces good conduct
Domain: Proverb 谚语
Notes: From Han Feizi's Wai Chu Shuo Zuo Shang (DCP 'Z137')

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  • Scroll 1 Zi Men Jing Xun 《緇門警訓》 — count: 2
  • Scroll 3 Quotations from Chan Master Fenyang Wude 《汾陽無德禪師語錄》 — count: 1
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 — count: 1
  • Scroll 42 Zong Jing Lu 《宗鏡錄》 — count: 1
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 《密菴和尚語錄》 — count: 1
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Chan Master Yangshan Huiji of Yuanzhou 《袁州仰山慧寂禪師語錄》 — count: 1