树欲静而风不止shù yù jìng ěr fēng bù zhǐ In spite of a wish for peace, trouble is brewing 望梅止渴wàng méi zhǐ kě Vain hope for something unattainable 学无止境xué wú zhǐ jìng Knowledge is infinite 饮鸠止渴yǐn jiū zhǐ kě To take reckless action regardless of the consequences
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The illustrious Ming
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