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百年树人
Simplified 百年树人
Traditional 百年樹人
Pin Yin
bai3 nian2 shu4 ren2
English
  • It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (成语 saw). A good education program takes a long time to develop.
  • refers to the saw 十年樹木,百年樹人|十年树木,百年树人
Examples:
1. 中国有句古话,“十年树木,百年树人”。
An old Chinese saying goes, "It takes ten years to grow trees but a hundred years to rear people."
2. 种族和谐也是十年树木,百年树人,浩大的心件工程千秋大业。
It is a "heartware-building" process that can only be achieved in the long term.
3. 十年树木百年树人
It takes ten years to grow a tree and a hundred years to Bring up a generation of good men
4. 教育是一件十年树木, 百年树人的长远大计, 不能急功近利。
It takes ten years to grow trees and a hundred years to educate people, so education is a long-term effort. We cannot be eager for quick success and instant benefit.
5. 十年树木,百年树人
It takes three generations to make a gentleman .
6. 百年树人,减少九十年,十年树人。
Let's subtract ninety from the hundred years and rear people in ten.
7. 古语说十年树木,百年树人,说的是教育事业,其实文化建设也一样,不妨说"十年树木,百年树文"。
The Chinese saying that "it takes 10 years to grow trees but 100 years to nurture a generation of good men" which highlights the process and importance of education is equally applicable to the development of the arts and culture.