干活不由东累死也无功gàn huó bú yóu dōng lèi sǐ yě wú gōng Only work on what is needed to be done 也要马儿好,也要马儿不吃草yě yaò mǎ ér haǒ, yě yaò mǎ ér bù chī caǒ To prosper you must make compromises, you can not have it all your own way
Yu the Great
A legendary figure of early Chinese history, Da Yu 大禹 is credited with founding the Xia dynasty in 2070BCE. He is mainly associated with the construction of early flood defenses along the Yellow River but there are no reliable historical documents for so early a date. Read More
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