Japanese ProverbsFamous inspirational sayings in the form of Japanese proverbs that have been passed down for generations. We hope you enjoy our collection and you find inspiration in the proverbs.
Beginning is easy - continuing is hard.
One who smiles rather than rages is always the stronger.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
The tongue is but three inches long, yet it can kill a man six feet high.
Laughter cannot bring back what anger has driven away.
If you believe everything you read, better not read.
Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass.
The absent get further off every day.
A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.
Even a sheet of paper has two sides.
Time spent laughing is time spent with the gods. Japanese Proverb
Wisdom and virtue are like the two wheels of a cart. Japanese Proverb
The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention. Japanese Proverb
We learn little from victory, much from defeat. Japanese Proverb
Getting money is like digging with a needle. Spending it is like water soaking into the sand. Japanese Proverb
Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel-mine and coming out with empty hands. Japanese Proverb
It is a blessing in disguise. Japanese Proverb
The day you decide to do it is your lucky day. Japanese Proverb
When you're thirsty it's too late to think about digging a well. Japanese Proverb
If you understand everything, you must be misinformed. Japanese Proverb
Virtue is not knowing but doing. Japanese Proverb
Money grows on the tree of persistence. Japanese Proverb
Adversity is the foundation of virtue. Japanese Proverb
One kind word can warm three winter months. Japanese Proverb
While we consider when to begin, it becomes too late. Japanese Proverb
Even a thief takes ten years to learn his trade. Japanese Proverb
First things first. Japanese Proverb
An accomplishment sticks to a person. Japanese Proverb
Vision with action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare. Japanese Proverb
If you make a mistake, don't hesitate to correct it. Japanese Proverb
Time flies like an arrow. Japanese Proverb
The eyes are the mirror of the soul. Japanese Proverb
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