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    OLD SAY? Mighty oaks from little acorns grow

    what does it mean?

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    Big things starts small. A journey of ten thousand miles begins with a single step.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Big things starts small. A journey of ten thousand miles begins with a single step.
    A journey of ten thousand miles begins with a single step is from Lao Tze. Do you know of any other idioms of Chinese origin?

    BMO


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    #4
    I don't know....
    Maybe Lao Tze is Lao Zi.


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    I don't know....
    Maybe Lao Tze is Lao Zi.


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    Quote Originally Posted by rocos
    I don't know....
    Maybe Lao Tze is Lao Zi.
    Yes.


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    Quote Originally Posted by rocos
    I don't know....
    Maybe Lao Tze is Lao Zi.
    Yes.


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    #8
    We also use this to encourage creative thinking.

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