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Chengyu
日短心长
Pinyin
rì duǎn xīn cháng
Explanation
Meaning
时间少,心里想要做的事情多。指心愿一时难以实现。
Context
清·黄宗羲《与李杲堂陈介眉书》:“惟是旦中生平之志,不安于九品之下中,故铭言日短心长,身名就剥,所以哀之者至矣。”
Example
王梦楼云:‘……未吸神髓,故易于决舍;如果深造有得,必愁~,孜孜不及,焉有馀功,旁求考据乎?’ ◎清·袁枚《随园诗话》卷六
 
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