steeled over and over again
tempering and steeling of life
severe training and hammering
after hard work and numerous revisions
bill and coo
whispers of love
very much in love
talk in a sentimental way
intimate relations between man and woman
make merry while one can
enjoy pleasure in good time
turn defeat into victory
turn the tide of battle
snatch victory out of defeat
turning a position of disadvantage into advantage
deserve it worthily
merited and deserved
good fortune as one wishes
luckiness and happiness to you
fortunes and wishes come true
extreme sorrow turns to joy
Things at the worst will mend.
After extreme bad luck, comes good luck.
out of the depth of misfortune comes bliss
When misfortune reaches the limit, good fortune is at hand.
fated to be so
decreed by fate
Love Conquers All.
Everything is difficult at the start.
No job is easy in the beginning.
Crisis is Opportunity.
A Crisis is a chance.
The crisis is the turning point.
Only the Strong Survives
Time reveals a person's heart.
It takes time to know a person.
heroes from youngsters
Rumors stopped by the wise.
Wise man believes no rumors.
Modesty benefits, arrogance hurts.
The modest receive benefit, while the conceited reap failure.
Benefit goes to the humble, while failure awaits the arrogant.
Since you are here you'd better relax.
Since we have come, let us stay and enjoy it.
Since we are here, we may as well stay and make the best of it.
Like father, like son.
come to the end of one's patience
cannot stand provocation any longer
driven beyond the limits of forbearance
If this can be endured, what else cannot!
long distance destined marriage
thousands of miles marriage accompany
two beings destined to marry each other
a fate match across a thousand miles is drawn by a thread
people a thousand miles apart may be linked by marriage
Fate brings people together thousand miles apart.
A thousand miles begins with a single step.
Find a way out of an impasse.
fight desperately when confronting mortal danger
place somebody on field of death and he will fight to live
(based on Sunzi's Art of War)
go through thick and thin together
share bliss and misfortune together
share happiness and suffering together
treat people with empathy
Threat others as you would like to be treated.
Do unto others as you would have them do undo you.
(literally translated motto from Confucius)
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