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无心插柳柳成阴 (無心插柳柳成陰)

wú xīn chā liǔ liǔ chéng yīn


  1. (lit.) idly poke a stick in the mud and it grows into a tree to shade you
  2. (fig.) unintentional actions may bring unexpected success
  3. also written 無心插柳柳成蔭|无心插柳柳成荫

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