This Chinese proverb describes perfectly what I hope the Heisig method of learning Mandarin will do to my learning process. Intensify it.
This proverb is actually more often used in a negative way though. How one may aggravate or cause a situation to intensify through their actions.
biàn běn jiā lì
The further story behind the character 本 (běn) can be found over at Grace Lee's How do you know Chinese?
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