How We See Them.
Let's look at how China sees them.
To the Chinese, the dragon symbolizes strength and good luck. As you may know, most dragons have special abilities or powers. The Chinese dragon normally has the powers of water, such as rainfall, floods, and hurricane. This is why Chinese emperors used it as a symbol to their power. In the Chinese daily language, outstanding and excellent people are sometimes compared to dragons. As for others, they are sometimes, hilariously so, compared to worms.
The Chinese also use dragons in proverbs and idioms. For example: Hoping ones son will become a dragon. I'm not really sure what that means, but it sounds interesting.