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Japanese Proverb Quotes

Sayings of Japanese Origin

Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them.

Category: Deceit

A good husband is healthy and absent.

Category: Husbands

The nail that sticks up will be hammered down.

Category: Individuality

One kind word can warm 3 winter months.

Category: Kindness

Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods.

Category: Laughter

A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple.

Category: Love

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

Category: Love

Getting money is like digging with a needle, spending it is like water soaking into sand.

Category: Money

The go-between wears out a thousand sandals.

Category: Negotiation

Fall seven times and stand up eight.

Category: Perseverance

When you're dying of thirst it's too late to think about digging a well.

Category: Planning

If he works for you, you work for him.

Category: Service

Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.

Category: Vision