Ninety Li is only half of a hundred Li journey 行百里者半九十

October 10, 2019

Covering ninety percent of one's destined journey brings the traveler no farther than the midway point

 

 

 

 

 

Pinyin:  xíng bǎi lǐ zhě bàn jiǔ shí

 

Exp:

- the last part of an endeavor is the hardest to finish

- a task is not done until it is done

- one must sustain his effort when a task is nearing completion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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