臭不可当chòu bù kě dāng To give off an unbearable stink 凡人不可貌相, 海水不可斗量fán rén bù kě mào xiàng, hǎi shuǐ bù kě dòu liàng Judging by appearance is dangerous 逢奸宁可玉碎,气正不求瓦全féng jiān nìng kě yù suì, qì zhèng bù qiú wǎ quán It is better to die with honor than surrender 家丑不可外扬jiā chǒu bù kě wài yáng Keep family problems within the family 门可罗雀mén kě luó què Having few visitors 人不可貌相,海水不可斗量rén bù kě mào xiàng, hǎi shuǐ bù kě dǒu liáng First appearances can be deceptive
Like many Imperial servants the great Ming explorer 'Zheng He' was a eunuch, not only that he was a Muslim too. He commanded the vast navy that went on a voyage of exploration in 1413-33 as far as Madagascar and Mecca. Read More
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