Yunnan Gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge

Yunnan Province


June 4, 2014

Dear Friends,

Are you familiar with the Chinese adage attributed to Confucius?


Perhaps you studied the sage words of Napoleon?

“Une image vaut mille mots.”

It is believed by some that the modern use of the phrase stems from an article by Fred R. Barnard in the advertising trade journal Printers’ Ink, promoting the use of images in advertisements that appeared on the sides of streetcars. The December 8, 1921 issue carries an ad entitled, "One Look is Worth A Thousand Words."