常在河边走,哪能不湿鞋cháng zài hé biān zǒu, nǎ néng bù shī xié People can't avoid the influence of the local environment 能者多劳néng zhě duō láo Busy people are busy because they are capable 人各有能有不能rén gè yǒu néng yǒu bù néng Everyone has their own particular set of skills 熟能生巧shú néng shēng qiǎo With practice one can learn the skill 水能载舟,亦能覆舟shuǐ néng zài zhōu, yì néng fù zhōu Forces and people can have positive and negative influences 有钱能使鬼推磨yǒu qián néng shǐ guǐ tuī mò Money can buy you anything
Zheng He's voyages
The voyages of Zheng He in the early Ming dynasty marked the peak of Chinese exploration of the World. His fleet had 27,870 men in 63 huge ships; they traveled as far as Eastern and South Africa and maybe South America. Read More
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