The Chinese have a mythical creature somewhat similar to the Western unicorn. A Qilin is deer-like but with one, two or even three horns. Its apperance is an auspicous event and it is a gentle animal. You may see one in stone forming a guardian of the Sacred Way to an Imperial tomb. Read More
Bú shàn shǐ zhě bù shàn zhōng [bu shan shi zhe bu shan zhong]
not good beginning not good end
A bad beginning leads to a bad ending
Need to plan everything from the beginning
Don't put the cart before the horse
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