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"A tree with many branches never stands still"

Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 10, 2007

In Reply to: "A tree with many branches never stand still" posted by BBQ on October 10, 2007

: This is a saying which Koreans use often. I wonder if there is anyone who knows the meaning of it.
: Thanks.

Seems to mean that an individual with an assortment of interests,intellectual pursuits, hobbies etc will continue to grow and prosper. That person is always moving--physically and mentally--in some fashion.

The roots of this tree--the wisdom, knowledge and understandings that this person has amassed--generate and nourish the branches.