There's not just a thousand Hamlets in a thousand people's eyes. There's also more than one face of Donald Trump, in 1.3 billion Chinese people's eyes.
That famous Chinese expression about the many interpretations of Shakespeare — and the world — describes how the mainland sees the leading Republican presidential candidate.
Since hitting the presidential campaign trail, the GOP frontrunner has been far from friendly to China, repeatedly criticizing the world's second largest economy's "unfair and unlawful practice" of tariffs, accusing Beijing of manipulating its currency and even threatening a 45 percent tariff on Chinese exports to the United States.
But oddly enough, CNBC spoke to a few Chinese who actually like this U.S. presidential candidate.
There's a range of reasons, from his history as a reality-television star to admiring his daughter's appearance.
A boss with business wisdom
"He is so confident and cool in the show," said 22-year-old, Hong-Kong based Vennie Kang, who is familiar with Trump from watching his reality talent game show "The Apprentice" when she was still a teenager. "He likes to control everything, but truly has business wisdom."