This is one ancient Chinese proverb that has been a life direction for many people.

Metaphorically, if you interpret it literally, it means that you’re heading to a destination riding a horse… if the horse dies on the way, get down onto the ground and start walking !

You don’t have a choice but to walk to reach your destination. Don’t sit under a tree and wait to hitch a ride. Don’t waste time.

Just hope you will catch another horse along the way to cut short travel time.

Even if you only get a cow which is slower, you should seize it first to continue your journey while on the look for a horse that could travel faster.

A wisdom that has been passed on for generations.

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