Idioms Gallery
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Nov 9, 2009

改过自新 a new beginning

改 (change) 过 (over) 自 (self) 新 (new)

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.” -- Abraham Lincoln

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. -- Lao Tzu

To infinity and beyond. - Buzz Lightyear

photo: Cross Country Kitties

Nov 3, 2009

哀而不傷 sad but not distressing

哀 (sad) 而 (yet) 不 (not) 傷 (wound)

(哀而不伤 simplified)

Sad. Not crying yet. I guess I'm tough.