- 和则两立 斗则俱伤
A peaceful and harmonious biliateral relationship between these two countries will make both winners while a confrontational one will make both losers.
Half of the people who have embarked on a one-hundred-mile journey may fall by the wayside.
No matter how high the mountain is, one can always ascend to it’s top.
For the ideal that I hold dear to my heart, I’d not regret at thousand times to die.
My conscience stays untainted in spite of rumors and slanders from the outside.
Differences between brothers can not sever their blood ties.
- 不畏浮云遮望眼 只缘身在最高层。
We have no fear of the clouds that may block our sights as we are already at the top of the height.
Goes officials should sever as loyal as they can conscientiously when they are in office and engage in modest self-reflection when their terms end.
There are people who will appreciate what I have done but there are also people who will criticize me, ultimately, history will have the final say.
I shall dedicate myself to the interests of the country in life and death irrespective of personal weal and woe.
- 守职而不废 处义而不回。
I will not waver and carry out my duties, and will remain true to my conviction.