The people in old time didn’t speak much. They considered it a shame not to be able to keep up with
their own words
The proverbs and sayings popular in this country or another help learning the national traditions. China is known to be the country of severe etiquette and ceremony. The Chinese culture is one of the most ancient in the world. Chinese proverbs and sayings were passed down from generation to generation. The Chinese literature unlike that of the Western Europe is less concerned about artistic and aesthetic perception of a reader. It was initiated by the philosophy of Ancient China and historic peculiarities of the country development. That is why China features historiographic and etiquette and philosophic trends.
China is an amazing unusual country which has always attracted the strangers and wanderers. The longest architectural construction in the world, the great Chinese Wall is in China. It is the motherland for such genial poets as: Lu Tang, Wang Wei, Li Bai, Tao Qian.
Chinese painting is unusual and unique. There are several basic genres of the Ancient Chinese painting: portrait and landscape, and “flowers and birds”.