Japanese Proverbs

Posted by Vebra on June 10, 2012

A frog in a well does not know the great sea.

If you understand everything, you must be misinformed.

None of us are as smart as all of us.

It is better to be ignorant than mistaken.

Fall seven times and stand up eight.

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

To get a dumpling cake go to the dumpling cake maker.

If you do good things, you will live a wealthy life.

The nail that sticks up gets hammered down.

The young monk before the gate can read sutra without studying them.

Attempt is sometimes easier than expected.

A wise man keeps some of his talents in reserve.

If you do not enter the tiger's cave, you will not catch its cub.

One who chases after two hares won't catch even one.

Defeat is clear; Situation is desperate beyond hope.

Adversity builds character. After a storm, things will stand on more solid ground than they did before.

The person to whom it is directed prefers practical gain to aesthetics.

Don't let your daughter-in-law eat your autumn eggplants.

It takes a long time sitting on a stone before it becomes warm. Expect to work at something for three years before you see results.

If you embark on a travel to the far away land and then remember that you didn't have your morning tea yet, you should go back home immediately, and have your tea.

InspirationalQuotes.Asia Updated: June 10, 2012