Cáo Xuěqín

“The cunning waste their pains;
The wise men vex their brains;
But the simpleton, who seeks no gains,
With belly full, he wanders free
As drifting boat upon the sea.”


Cao Xueqin, The Golden Days
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The Golden Days (The Story of the Stone, #1) The Golden Days by Cáo Xuěqín
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