Asked by: Maanan Ingendaay
asked in category: religion and spirituality Last Updated: 25th September, 2020

Who said let her sleep for when she wakes she will move mountains?

The phrase “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will move mountains” is based on a comment made by Napoleon Bonaparte, about China: “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.” It means that if China was once a sleeping giant, he foresaw it rising up and shaping the world like never before.

This is thoroughly answered here. Correspondingly, wHO said China is a sleeping giant let her sleep for when she wakes she will shake the world?

Alceste, 1817). During one of the interviews, it was attributed to Napoleon that he said, "China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep. For when she wakes, she will shake the world."

Beside above, why China is a sleeping giant? The nickname given by Napoleon to China was “sleeping lion” and that was almost two centuries ago. Now, we can say the lion has awakened and much of it has been possible because of the reform and opening-up in 1978. Since China's reform and opening-up it has become a land of opportunity both for Chinese and foreigners.

Similarly, you may ask, what did Napoleon said about China?

He introduced it via a quote often attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte more than two centuries ago: "China is a sleeping lion. Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will shake the world."

Why is China called the sleeping dragon?

In China, the dragon stands for potent and auspicious powers. It also refers to power, strength, and good luck. In the past, the Chinese emperor was referred to as the Dragon.