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Chinese proverbs

chá
yǒu,
zhī
rén
友,

A man is known by the company he keeps.

paraphrase

This proverb tells us people of the same tastes and habits like to be together and influence each other. If one behaves well, his friends are also noble-minded. If a person behaves badly, his friends are not supposed to be honorable. Therefore, a man can be known by the company he keeps.
The proverb advises us to make good friends and right decision. A well-behaved friend can benefit you and an immoral friend will lead you to enjoyment and laziness.

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