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Vtly

Please help me read this calligraphy scroll

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Vtly

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Hi

could someone help me to read it? My chinese is too basic to get through, but also the calligraphic style is not my level :((

it would be great at least to have it in "printed characters"

This was a present from a good friend, she bought the scroll in Xiamen

Thanks!

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人道酬善 Kind-hearted person will be rewarded.

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Tomsima

人道酬善

Be good to others (quick translation, this is a common phrase used in works of calligraphy and is fairly culture bound in its contextual meaning)

 

丙申年 唐明(?) 書之

2016, written by Tang Ming ?? (Artist)

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Norris2000

There are five sentences in total:

天道酬勤、地道酬善、人道酬誠、商道酬信、業道酬精

 

 勤: diligent

 善: kindness

 誠: honesty

 信(in business): integrity 

 精(in industry): profession

 

These words are from ancient Chinese philosophy. 

The main idea is that, a good person should possess these 5 traits. 

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