The Chinese civilization is the oldest civilization still in existence today, and extends back through history in an unbroken chain over nearly four thousand years. Throughout these thousands of years of history, the Chinese people have been instrumental in developing technologies and advancing the knowledge of mankind.
The Chinese have been ruled by a succession of dynasties. A dynasty is a family that passes the right to rule the nation from one generation to the next.
Our opinion of people depends less upon what we see in them than upon what they make us see in ourselves.
In the ancient Mediterranean world people used olive oil to wash rather than soap.