The man from Qi who worries that the sky will fall (杞人忧天)|杞人忧天
Qí rén yōu tiān
Translation: The man from Qi who worries that the sky will fall down.
Meaning: To be overly concerned, to have unfounded fears.
The story was written by Lie Yukou, a Chinese philosopher (c. 5th century BCE), who also authored the famous “An old fool moves two mountains” fable.
There once lived a man in the State of Qi, who had the habit of getting worried without any reason. One day, he was
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