不怕路长只怕志短bú pà lù cháng zhǐ pà zhì duǎn Do not be afraid of a long road to success only be afraid of a shortage of ambition 吃一堑,长一智chī yī qiàn, cháng yí zhì Gain wisdom from experience of set backs 来日方长lái rì fāng cháng There is adequate time 取长补短qǔ cháng bǔ duǎn Take notice of other people's admirable qualities 揠苗助长yà miáo zhù zhǎng Be patient and let nature run its course 夜长梦多yè cháng mèng duō When in hard times it is foolish to merely dream of better things
The three great cities Wuhan, Chongqing and Nanjing form the 'three furnaces' of China due to the very high heat and humidity in summer. The Yangzi river that meanders close to all three contributes much humidity making conditions difficult at peak times in July and August. Read More
Mò cè gāo shēn [mo ce gao shen]
cannot measure high deep
Too high or deep to measure
Enigmatic, unfathomable. Too profound to be readily understood
Still waters run deep
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