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qiǎn cháng
v. to stop after gaining only a little knowledge

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
yǒu xiē shū ké qiǎn cháng zhé zhǐ ; yǒu xiē shū kě hú lún tūn zǎo ; hái yóu shǎo liàng de shū yào xì jiáo màn yàn , xiāo huà xī shōu .
phr. Some books are to be tasted , others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.