What Women, Men, and Children Crave: Chinese Proverb Memes!
Gao Kegong (1248–1310), "Hill Growing to Green and White Clouds"
Here’s a link to a couple of million.
And here’s 10 of the best.
Insipid: flavorless, bland, lacking vigor or interest. One way to understand the phrase is that true friendship has no emotions mixed in. It is pure, clear, and refreshing as water. Ahhh.