413 Sayings of Japanese Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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413 Sayings of Japanese Origin

1. "Don't call in the doctor after the funeral." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't call in the doctor after the funeral. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

2. "Disgrace is like the grain of a tree trunk, time makes it bigger instead of erasing it." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Disgrace is like the grain of a tree trunk, time makes it bigger instead of erasing it. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

3. "Instead of worrying, a strong man wears a smile." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Instead of worrying, a strong man wears a smile. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

4. "Adversity is the foundation of virtue." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Adversity is the foundation of virtue. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

5. "Wine is water adulterated by foolish talk." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Wine is water adulterated by foolish talk. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

6. "When someone is really hungry, then there is no such thing as “bad food”." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When someone is really hungry, then there is no such thing as “bad food”. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

7. "Only when the coffin is closed will we see how long lasting is the name." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Only when the coffin is closed will we see how long lasting is the name. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

8. "If there is a lid that doesn't fit, then there is a lid that does. To a person that does not wander, there is not enlightenment. Fall seven times, stand up eight." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If there is a lid that doesn't fit, then there is a lid that does. To a person that does not wander, there is not enlightenment. Fall seven times, stand up eight. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

9. "Affinity is a mysterious thing, but it is spicy!" (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Affinity is a mysterious thing, but it is spicy! (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

10. "To the starving man the beauty of Fujiyama has no meaning." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

To the starving man the beauty of Fujiyama has no meaning. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

11. "A proposal without patience breaks its own heart." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A proposal without patience breaks its own heart. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

12. "It is better to be ignorant than mistaken." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is better to be ignorant than mistaken. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

13. "Generals conquer, soldiers are killed." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Generals conquer, soldiers are killed. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

14. "He who is too servile ruins his back." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is too servile ruins his back. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

15. "A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

16. "The nail that sticks up gets hammered down." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The nail that sticks up gets hammered down. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

17. "The hen tells the cock to crow." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The hen tells the cock to crow. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

18. "One cannot scoop up the ocean with a sea shell." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

One cannot scoop up the ocean with a sea shell. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

19. "Control your emotion or it will control you." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Control your emotion or it will control you. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

20. "No road is too long in the company of a friend." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

No road is too long in the company of a friend. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

21. "Don't scratch your shoe when it's your foot that itches." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't scratch your shoe when it's your foot that itches. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

22. "A man's heart changes as often as does the autumn sky." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A man's heart changes as often as does the autumn sky. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

23. "Every fashion goes out of style." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Every fashion goes out of style. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

24. "The devil was good looking at eighteen." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The devil was good looking at eighteen. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

25. "The turtle underestimates the value of fast feet." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The turtle underestimates the value of fast feet. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

26. "A gilt-edged visiting card often hides an ugly face." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A gilt-edged visiting card often hides an ugly face. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

27. "An excess of courtesy is discourtesy." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

An excess of courtesy is discourtesy. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

28. "God lives in an honest heart." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

God lives in an honest heart. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

29. "A three inch tongue, the iron bulwark of politics." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A three inch tongue, the iron bulwark of politics. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

30. "Never rely on the glory of the morning or the smiles of your mother-in-law." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Never rely on the glory of the morning or the smiles of your mother-in-law. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

31. "Even a sheet of paper has two sides." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Even a sheet of paper has two sides. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

32. "An accomplishment sticks to a person." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

An accomplishment sticks to a person. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

33. "Serve your neighbors as you would be served yourself." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Serve your neighbors as you would be served yourself. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

34. "Forgiving the unrepentant is like drawing pictures on water." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Forgiving the unrepentant is like drawing pictures on water. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

35. "I have no set principles; I make adaptability to all circumstances my principle." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

I have no set principles; I make adaptability to all circumstances my principle. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

36. "He, who insults another, digs two graves." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He, who insults another, digs two graves. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

37. "He is poor who does not feel content." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He is poor who does not feel content. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

38. "Pursue your duties and don't let them pursue you." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Pursue your duties and don't let them pursue you. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

39. "If you wish to learn the highest truth, begin with the alphabet." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you wish to learn the highest truth, begin with the alphabet. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

40. "There is no such thing as bad food when you are really hungry." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no such thing as bad food when you are really hungry. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

41. "Thirty-six plans of how to win the battle are not so good as one plan to withdraw from the fight." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Thirty-six plans of how to win the battle are not so good as one plan to withdraw from the fight. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

42. "A good cat does not need a collar of gold." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A good cat does not need a collar of gold. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

43. "Even a fool knows the glow of gold." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Even a fool knows the glow of gold. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

44. "He who makes the first bad move always loses the game." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who makes the first bad move always loses the game. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

45. "The person who admits ignorance shows it once; the one who tries to hide it shows it often." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The person who admits ignorance shows it once; the one who tries to hide it shows it often. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

46. "Wealth gets in the way of wisdom." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Wealth gets in the way of wisdom. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

47. "Transactions in Hell also depend upon money." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Transactions in Hell also depend upon money. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

48. "Faith can move mountains." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Faith can move mountains. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

49. "Happiness rarely keeps company with an empty stomach." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Happiness rarely keeps company with an empty stomach. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

50. "Once conquered, always a traitor." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Once conquered, always a traitor. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

51. "Where profit is, loss is hiding nearby." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Where profit is, loss is hiding nearby. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

52. "The taller the bamboo grows, the lower it bends." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The taller the bamboo grows, the lower it bends. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

53. "You should climb Mount Fujiyama once in your life. Climb it twice and you're a fool." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You should climb Mount Fujiyama once in your life. Climb it twice and you're a fool. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

54. "The eye that is still says more than a chattering mouth." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The eye that is still says more than a chattering mouth. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

55. "The fast talker makes mistakes." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The fast talker makes mistakes. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

56. "He who is dependent on others must make friends with the dog." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is dependent on others must make friends with the dog. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

57. "Boasting begins where wisdom stops." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Boasting begins where wisdom stops. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

58. "Better than a banquet somewhere else is a good cup of tea and a bowl of rice at home." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Better than a banquet somewhere else is a good cup of tea and a bowl of rice at home. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

59. "Life? That is a candle in the wind; frost upon a roof; the twitching of the fish in a pan." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Life? That is a candle in the wind; frost upon a roof; the twitching of the fish in a pan. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

60. "Steal goods and you'll go to prison, steal lands and you are a king." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Steal goods and you'll go to prison, steal lands and you are a king. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

61. "A fog cannot be dispelled by a fan." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A fog cannot be dispelled by a fan. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

62. "A silent man is the best one to listen to." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A silent man is the best one to listen to. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

63. "A lie has no legs but scandalous wings." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A lie has no legs but scandalous wings. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

64. "A mended lid to a cracked pan." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A mended lid to a cracked pan. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

65. "It's better to not read at all than to believe everything you read." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better to not read at all than to believe everything you read. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

66. "A pig used to dirt turns its nose up at rice." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A pig used to dirt turns its nose up at rice. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

67. "Never trust the advice of a man in difficulty." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulty. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

68. "There are no national frontiers to learning." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

There are no national frontiers to learning. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

69. "Man longs to see that which he is afraid to see." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Man longs to see that which he is afraid to see. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

70. "If you wait long enough, it will be good weather." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you wait long enough, it will be good weather. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

71. "Spend words as efficiently as money." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Spend words as efficiently as money. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

72. "We learn little from victory, but a great deal from defeat." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

We learn little from victory, but a great deal from defeat. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

73. "Books are preserved parts of minds." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Books are preserved parts of minds. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

74. "He, who buys useless things, later sells things that he needs." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He, who buys useless things, later sells things that he needs. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

75. "The lazy one stands up between one armchair and another." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The lazy one stands up between one armchair and another. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

76. "Without women there is no day and no night." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Without women there is no day and no night. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

77. "A borrowed cat catches no mice." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A borrowed cat catches no mice. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

78. "A country can be conquered from the back of a horse but may not be ruled in the same manner." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A country can be conquered from the back of a horse but may not be ruled in the same manner. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

79. "The past is the future of the present." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The past is the future of the present. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

80. "If the father is a frog, the son will be a frog." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If the father is a frog, the son will be a frog. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

81. "A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

82. "The lawyer will extend the frontiers of a fight." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The lawyer will extend the frontiers of a fight. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

83. "Men and women are never placed too far apart to be near." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Men and women are never placed too far apart to be near. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

84. "At the bottom of the lighthouse it is dark." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

At the bottom of the lighthouse it is dark. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

85. "A wild goose may be worth a hundred pieces of gold, but you first have to spend three pieces of gold to buy an arrow." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A wild goose may be worth a hundred pieces of gold, but you first have to spend three pieces of gold to buy an arrow. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

86. "An ant's nest could bring down a hill." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

An ant's nest could bring down a hill. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

87. "If I peddle salt, it rains; if I peddle flour, the wind blows." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If I peddle salt, it rains; if I peddle flour, the wind blows. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

88. "After three years even a disaster can be good for something." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

After three years even a disaster can be good for something. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

89. "He who sits in the shade won't take an axe to the tree." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who sits in the shade won't take an axe to the tree. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

90. "If you carry treasure, don't travel at night." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you carry treasure, don't travel at night. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

91. "Plan your life at New Year's eve, your day at dawn." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Plan your life at New Year's eve, your day at dawn. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

92. "Old age cures us of our youth." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Old age cures us of our youth. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

93. "If you have no one else, then confer with your knee." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you have no one else, then confer with your knee. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

94. "If you hate a man, let him live." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you hate a man, let him live. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

95. "Fall seven times, stand up the eighth." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Fall seven times, stand up the eighth. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

96. "Better be proficient in one art than a smattered in a thousand." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Better be proficient in one art than a smattered in a thousand. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

97. "Life is a long journey with a heavy bag on its back." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Life is a long journey with a heavy bag on its back. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

98. "If you turn into a dog, be sure to choose a rich family." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you turn into a dog, be sure to choose a rich family. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

99. "Poor men sleep the best." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Poor men sleep the best. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

100. "A centipede, though dead, will not fall." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A centipede, though dead, will not fall. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

101. "Even when months and days are long, life is short." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Even when months and days are long, life is short. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

102. "You can see heaven through the eye of the needle." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You can see heaven through the eye of the needle. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

103. "The prettiest of shoes makes a sorry hat." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The prettiest of shoes makes a sorry hat. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

104. "Flattery is the best persuader of people." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Flattery is the best persuader of people. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

105. "Nothing so visible than what you want to hide." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing so visible than what you want to hide. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

106. "I have no friends; I make my mind my friend." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

I have no friends; I make my mind my friend. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

107. "We are no more than candles burning in the wind." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

We are no more than candles burning in the wind. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

108. "Unspoken words are the flowers of silence." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Unspoken words are the flowers of silence. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

109. "The plagiarist turns the body inside-out and changes the bones." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The plagiarist turns the body inside-out and changes the bones. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

110. "With such father there is such a child." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

With such father there is such a child. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

111. "Only he who knows his own weaknesses can endure those of others." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Only he who knows his own weaknesses can endure those of others. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

112. "A round egg can be made square according to how you cut it; words would be harsh according to how you speak them." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A round egg can be made square according to how you cut it; words would be harsh according to how you speak them. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

113. "Many flowers, few fruits." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Many flowers, few fruits. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

114. "Great villainy is often called loyalty." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Great villainy is often called loyalty. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

115. "Pears and women are the sweetest in the parts that are heaviest." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Pears and women are the sweetest in the parts that are heaviest. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

116. "The dog that wags its tail won't be beaten." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The dog that wags its tail won't be beaten. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

117. "Old horses don't forget the way." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Old horses don't forget the way. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

118. "Consider the facts seven times before you suspect someone." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Consider the facts seven times before you suspect someone. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

119. "To ask is a temporary shame; not to ask, an eternal one." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

To ask is a temporary shame; not to ask, an eternal one. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

120. "Fortune will call at the smiling gate." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Fortune will call at the smiling gate. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

121. "Children grow up, with or without parents." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Children grow up, with or without parents. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

122. "You warm up something for ten days and it goes cold in one." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You warm up something for ten days and it goes cold in one. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

123. "After victory, tighten your helmet chord." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

After victory, tighten your helmet chord. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

124. "Alcohol reveals the true heart." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Alcohol reveals the true heart. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

125. "When you're dying of thirst it's too late to dig a well." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you're dying of thirst it's too late to dig a well. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

126. "If you are looking for bad luck, you will soon find it." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are looking for bad luck, you will soon find it. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

127. "It's awful, I hate it” is hardly the other side of “That is beautiful and I loved it”." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It's awful, I hate it” is hardly the other side of “That is beautiful and I loved it”. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

128. "Yesterday's flowers are today's dreams." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Yesterday's flowers are today's dreams. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

129. "He who burns his mouth on the soup will blow on a cold fish dish." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who burns his mouth on the soup will blow on a cold fish dish. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

130. "Too much politeness is impertinent." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Too much politeness is impertinent. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

131. "Too many hands will row the boat up a mountain." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Too many hands will row the boat up a mountain. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

132. "Tomorrow's battle is won during today's practice." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Tomorrow's battle is won during today's practice. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

133. "Because of their figure, vain women stay cold." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Because of their figure, vain women stay cold. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

134. "When someone offends you, you haven't given him enough love." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When someone offends you, you haven't given him enough love. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

135. "Seeing is poison for the eyes." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Seeing is poison for the eyes. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

136. "Stupidity begins with honesty." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Stupidity begins with honesty. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

137. "Money grows on the tree of persistence." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Money grows on the tree of persistence. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

138. "Never watch a bonfire wearing a straw coat." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Never watch a bonfire wearing a straw coat. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

139. "When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

140. "Conqueror the self and you will conquer the opponent." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Conqueror the self and you will conquer the opponent. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

141. "You can worship a sardine's head if you believe in it." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You can worship a sardine's head if you believe in it. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

142. "Let the past drift away with the water." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Let the past drift away with the water. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

143. "Who can see in the future?" (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Who can see in the future? (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

144. "Dumplings are better than flowers." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Dumplings are better than flowers. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

145. "Years know more than books." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Years know more than books. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

146. "The crow that mimics a cormorant gets drowned." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The crow that mimics a cormorant gets drowned. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

147. "If you believe everything you read, you had better not read." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you believe everything you read, you had better not read. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

148. "It is a beggar's pride that he is not a thief." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is a beggar's pride that he is not a thief. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

149. "A good husband is healthy and absent." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A good husband is healthy and absent. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

150. "The human heart is neither of stone nor wood." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The human heart is neither of stone nor wood. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

151. "A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

152. "People who are asleep can't fall down." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

People who are asleep can't fall down. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

153. "The most beautiful flowers flourish in the shade." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The most beautiful flowers flourish in the shade. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

154. "Happiness spring, cleans the heart." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Happiness spring, cleans the heart. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

155. "Say what you have to say, tomorrow." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Say what you have to say, tomorrow. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

156. "Walls have ears, bottles have mouths." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Walls have ears, bottles have mouths. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

157. "It is better to write down something once than read it ten times." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is better to write down something once than read it ten times. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

158. "Never judge things of which you only know the shadow." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Never judge things of which you only know the shadow. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

159. "The fortune-teller never knows his own." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The fortune-teller never knows his own. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

160. "One can stand still in a flowing stream, but not in a world of men." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

One can stand still in a flowing stream, but not in a world of men. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

161. "Old people are everyone's treasures." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Old people are everyone's treasures. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

162. "My skirt with tears is always wet, I have forgotten to forget." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

My skirt with tears is always wet, I have forgotten to forget. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

163. "The poor have no time to spare." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The poor have no time to spare. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

164. "Indifference is a generous kind of intolerance." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Indifference is a generous kind of intolerance. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

165. "Any ground is good enough to be buried in." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Any ground is good enough to be buried in. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

166. "A statement once let loose cannot be caught by four horses." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A statement once let loose cannot be caught by four horses. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

167. "If the bird hadn't sung, it wouldn't have been shot." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If the bird hadn't sung, it wouldn't have been shot. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

168. "You won't get sick if you have plenty of work." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You won't get sick if you have plenty of work. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

169. "Two lovers in the rain have no need of an umbrella." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Two lovers in the rain have no need of an umbrella. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

170. "If you would shoot a general, shoot his horse first." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you would shoot a general, shoot his horse first. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

171. "Tigers die and leave their skins; people die and leave their names." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Tigers die and leave their skins; people die and leave their names. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

172. "You don't have to die, heaven and hell are in this world too." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You don't have to die, heaven and hell are in this world too. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

173. "Good things are never cheap." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Good things are never cheap. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

174. "Water will always take the form of the vase it fills." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Water will always take the form of the vase it fills. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

175. "He who is always right will never get round the world." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is always right will never get round the world. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

176. "Unless you enter the tiger's den you cannot take the cubs." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Unless you enter the tiger's den you cannot take the cubs. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

177. "Man is the instrument of illness." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Man is the instrument of illness. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

178. "A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

179. "Better go without medicine than call in an unskilled physician." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Better go without medicine than call in an unskilled physician. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

180. "Each day you can admire the moon, the snow and the flowers." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Each day you can admire the moon, the snow and the flowers. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

181. "Even the stone you trip on is part of your destiny." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Even the stone you trip on is part of your destiny. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

182. "A woman has many mouths." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A woman has many mouths. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

183. "An idiot is eloquent when he stays silent." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

An idiot is eloquent when he stays silent. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

184. "Your years will still remain the same whether you laugh or cry." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Your years will still remain the same whether you laugh or cry. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

185. "In the eyes of a lover a pock-marked face is one with pretty dimples." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

In the eyes of a lover a pock-marked face is one with pretty dimples. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

186. "Don't take seriously the cat who mourns for a mouse." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't take seriously the cat who mourns for a mouse. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

187. "If you are eager to be in the shadow, leave your axe at home." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are eager to be in the shadow, leave your axe at home. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

188. "The pensioner gets the wages of the death." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The pensioner gets the wages of the death. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

189. "Unhappiness can be a bridge to happiness." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Unhappiness can be a bridge to happiness. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

190. "Poor is the person who does not know when he has had enough." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Poor is the person who does not know when he has had enough. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

191. "Drink and sing, the dark night is ahead of us." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Drink and sing, the dark night is ahead of us. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

192. "Eggs and promises are easily broken." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Eggs and promises are easily broken. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

193. "Life is for one generation; a good name is forever." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Life is for one generation; a good name is forever. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

194. "Friends are known first in hardships." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Friends are known first in hardships. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

195. "You will never learn enough looking for only the good things in life; you will always be a pupil." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You will never learn enough looking for only the good things in life; you will always be a pupil. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

196. "If you are travelling towards the East, you will inevitably move away from the West." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are travelling towards the East, you will inevitably move away from the West. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

197. "Life is the source of all things." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Life is the source of all things. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

198. "Pick your wife in the kitchen." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Pick your wife in the kitchen. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

199. "The heaviest rains fall on the house that leaks most." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The heaviest rains fall on the house that leaks most. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

200. "Virtue carries an empty purse." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Virtue carries an empty purse. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

201. "If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

202. "Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

203. "He who admits to his ignorance shows it once only; he who tries to hide it shows it frequently." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who admits to his ignorance shows it once only; he who tries to hide it shows it frequently. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

204. "The consequence is the reward of the cause." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The consequence is the reward of the cause. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

205. "To teach is to learn." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

To teach is to learn. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

206. "Good medicine often has a bitter taste." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Good medicine often has a bitter taste. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

207. "A man who always wears his best kimono has no Sunday clothes." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A man who always wears his best kimono has no Sunday clothes. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

208. "First the man takes a drink; then the drink takes a drink; after that the drink takes the man." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

First the man takes a drink; then the drink takes a drink; after that the drink takes the man. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

209. "More festive than the feast itself is the day before." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

More festive than the feast itself is the day before. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

210. "When you reject gifts from heaven you will be rewarded in hell." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you reject gifts from heaven you will be rewarded in hell. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

211. "I have no sword; I make no mind my sword." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

I have no sword; I make no mind my sword. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

212. "Once dead the good and the bad are covered by the same moss." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Once dead the good and the bad are covered by the same moss. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

213. "Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

214. "He who is desperate will squeeze oil out of a grain of sand." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is desperate will squeeze oil out of a grain of sand. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

215. "Over-intelligent people can't find friends." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Over-intelligent people can't find friends. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

216. "Never admit that there is a tomorrow." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Never admit that there is a tomorrow. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

217. "The second word makes the fray." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The second word makes the fray. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

218. "He who talks to a silent listener will soon stand naked." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who talks to a silent listener will soon stand naked. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

219. "If the skin of your belly is tight, the skin of your eyelids can sleep." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If the skin of your belly is tight, the skin of your eyelids can sleep. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

220. "When the heat has passed, you forget about the shade of trees." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When the heat has passed, you forget about the shade of trees. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

221. "The talented hawk hides its claws." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The talented hawk hides its claws. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

222. "If you do not enter the tiger's cave, you will not catch its cub." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you do not enter the tiger's cave, you will not catch its cub. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

223. "Growing rice gives you more than poetry will." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Growing rice gives you more than poetry will. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

224. "The heart is the most essential human quality." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The heart is the most essential human quality. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

225. "The caged bird dreams of clouds." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The caged bird dreams of clouds. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

226. "If you are in a boat you are more afraid of fire than you are of water." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are in a boat you are more afraid of fire than you are of water. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

227. "The frog in his pond sneers at the ocean." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The frog in his pond sneers at the ocean. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

228. "The goodness of the father reaches higher than a mountain; that of the mother goes deeper than the ocean." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The goodness of the father reaches higher than a mountain; that of the mother goes deeper than the ocean. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

229. "After three years useless things are useful too." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

After three years useless things are useful too. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

230. "Money has no ears but it hears; no legs but it walks." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Money has no ears but it hears; no legs but it walks. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

231. "Even if you hide yourself from the world, don't lose sight of your real nature." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Even if you hide yourself from the world, don't lose sight of your real nature. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

232. "Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

233. "A fallen blossom never returns to the branch." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A fallen blossom never returns to the branch. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

234. "The fruit of a tree falls to its root." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The fruit of a tree falls to its root. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

235. "A crying child thrives." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A crying child thrives. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

236. "Lazy people have no spare time." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Lazy people have no spare time. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

237. "Wisdom and virtue are like the two wheels of a cart." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Wisdom and virtue are like the two wheels of a cart. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

238. "Silence makes irritation grow." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Silence makes irritation grow. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

239. "Invalids live the longest." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Invalids live the longest. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

240. "Respect old people, and be gentle with children." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Respect old people, and be gentle with children. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

241. "The acolyte at the gate reads scriptures he has never learned." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The acolyte at the gate reads scriptures he has never learned. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

242. "Though the blind man cannot see it, light remains light." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Though the blind man cannot see it, light remains light. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

243. "Fear blows wind into your sails." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Fear blows wind into your sails. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

244. "A dead cherry tree will not blossom." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A dead cherry tree will not blossom. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

245. "There is no medicine for a fool." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no medicine for a fool. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

246. "Poets know all about famous places without having been there." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Poets know all about famous places without having been there. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

247. "Sometimes it takes only an hour to get a reputation that lasts for a thousand years." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Sometimes it takes only an hour to get a reputation that lasts for a thousand years. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

248. "If you run after two hares, you will catch neither." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you run after two hares, you will catch neither. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

249. "Don't take a golden sword to cut a radish." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't take a golden sword to cut a radish. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

250. "When the moon is full, it begins to wane." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When the moon is full, it begins to wane. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

251. "Fools and knives require good handling." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Fools and knives require good handling. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

252. "Control of mental conduct, not skill, is the sign of a matured samurai." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Control of mental conduct, not skill, is the sign of a matured samurai. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

253. "Better to write down something one time than to read something ten times." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Better to write down something one time than to read something ten times. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

254. "Truth often comes out of a joke." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Truth often comes out of a joke. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

255. "One joy can drive away a hundred sorrows." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

One joy can drive away a hundred sorrows. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

256. "If the blind leads the blind, they both fall into the ditch." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If the blind leads the blind, they both fall into the ditch. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

257. "A man of straw is still a man." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A man of straw is still a man. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

258. "It is useful to first see the spark before the fire." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is useful to first see the spark before the fire. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

259. "He who talks to a silent listener will soon stand naked." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who talks to a silent listener will soon stand naked. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

260. "The sparrow flying behind the hawk thinks the hawk is fleeing." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The sparrow flying behind the hawk thinks the hawk is fleeing. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

261. "Getting money is like digging with a needle. Spending it is like water soaking into the sand." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Getting money is like digging with a needle. Spending it is like water soaking into the sand. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

262. "The path of duty lies in what is near at hand, but men look for it in what is remote." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The path of duty lies in what is near at hand, but men look for it in what is remote. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

263. "He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

264. "Do not stay too long when the husband is not home." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not stay too long when the husband is not home. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

265. "If you are going to sit on it for three years, the seat will certainly get warm." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are going to sit on it for three years, the seat will certainly get warm. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

266. "Too much is worse than too little." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Too much is worse than too little. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

267. "The head of a monkey, the headdress of a prince." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The head of a monkey, the headdress of a prince. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

268. "Flattery is the best persuader." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Flattery is the best persuader. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

269. "You can't see the whole sky through a bamboo tube." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You can't see the whole sky through a bamboo tube. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

270. "Abuse often starts with praise." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Abuse often starts with praise. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

271. "Beginning is easy, to keep going is hard." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Beginning is easy, to keep going is hard. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

272. "Absent friends get further away every day." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Absent friends get further away every day. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

273. "There are old men of three years old and children of a hundred." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

There are old men of three years old and children of a hundred. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

274. "When you do something wholeheartedly, you are not in need of helpers." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you do something wholeheartedly, you are not in need of helpers. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

275. "He who wears a smile instead of worrying is always the strongest." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who wears a smile instead of worrying is always the strongest. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

276. "How good at combing is the bald priest." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

How good at combing is the bald priest. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

277. "It is no use cutting a stick when the fight is over." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is no use cutting a stick when the fight is over. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

278. "There is no coincidence in getting married." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no coincidence in getting married. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

279. "The matchmaker always asks for too much money for his eight hundred lies." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The matchmaker always asks for too much money for his eight hundred lies. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

280. "One who eats plain food is healthy." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

One who eats plain food is healthy. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

281. "Apple blossoms are beautiful, but rice dumplings are better." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Apple blossoms are beautiful, but rice dumplings are better. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

282. "The go-between wears out a thousand sandals." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The go-between wears out a thousand sandals. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

283. "The speaker may well be a fool but the listener is wise." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The speaker may well be a fool but the listener is wise. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

284. "A boat that is not tied up will drift along with the stream." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A boat that is not tied up will drift along with the stream. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

285. "You can only endure the weaknesses of others by knowing your own." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You can only endure the weaknesses of others by knowing your own. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

286. "The inarticulate speak longest." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The inarticulate speak longest. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

287. "If you love your son, let him travel." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you love your son, let him travel. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

288. "Even a thief takes ten years to learn his trade." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Even a thief takes ten years to learn his trade. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

289. "When ten thousand soldiers lie rotting, the general's reputation is enhanced." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When ten thousand soldiers lie rotting, the general's reputation is enhanced. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

290. "Eat before falling in love." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Eat before falling in love. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

291. "The mouth of a man is a terrible opening." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The mouth of a man is a terrible opening. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

292. "If her works for you, you work for him." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If her works for you, you work for him. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

293. "He is rich who knows when he has enough." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He is rich who knows when he has enough. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

294. "Making money is like digging with a needle." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Making money is like digging with a needle. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

295. "The mouth is the door of evil." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The mouth is the door of evil. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

296. "He who smells does not know it himself." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who smells does not know it himself. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

297. "Grief itches but scratching it makes it worse." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Grief itches but scratching it makes it worse. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

298. "Sorrow is the seed of wealth." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Sorrow is the seed of wealth. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

299. "What is good is not necessarily beautiful." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

What is good is not necessarily beautiful. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

300. "Ten men, ten minds." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Ten men, ten minds. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

301. "Even in hell you meet relations." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Even in hell you meet relations. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

302. "Every meeting is the beginning of a good-bye." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Every meeting is the beginning of a good-bye. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

303. "The unscrupulous succeed every time." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The unscrupulous succeed every time. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

304. "Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

305. "When there are two fires in one room, only one will smoke." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When there are two fires in one room, only one will smoke. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

306. "Deceive the rich and powerful, if you will, but don't insult them." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Deceive the rich and powerful, if you will, but don't insult them. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

307. "Where there is laughter happiness likes to be." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there is laughter happiness likes to be. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

308. "If you respect others, others will respect you." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you respect others, others will respect you. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

309. "With many little strokes a large tree is felled." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

With many little strokes a large tree is felled. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

310. "Cold tea and cold rice are tolerable; cold looks and cold words aren't." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Cold tea and cold rice are tolerable; cold looks and cold words aren't. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

311. "You have to bow a few times before you can stand upright." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You have to bow a few times before you can stand upright. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

312. "If you are going to fall it's muddy everywhere." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are going to fall it's muddy everywhere. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

313. "The taste of cold water after drinking, is a pleasure that the teetotaler will never know." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The taste of cold water after drinking, is a pleasure that the teetotaler will never know. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

314. "Put faith in your own abilities and not in the stars." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Put faith in your own abilities and not in the stars. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

315. "The absent get further off every day." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The absent get further off every day. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

316. "Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

317. "If you are going out for a fight leave your best hat at home." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are going out for a fight leave your best hat at home. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

318. "The gods just laugh when men pray to them for wealth." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The gods just laugh when men pray to them for wealth. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

319. "Walls have ears, paper sliding doors have eyes." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Walls have ears, paper sliding doors have eyes. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

320. "Bad and good are intertwined like rope." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Bad and good are intertwined like rope. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

321. "Silent worms dig holes in the walls." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Silent worms dig holes in the walls. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

322. "If every day was a sunny day, who would not wish for rain?" (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If every day was a sunny day, who would not wish for rain? (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

323. "Don't tell others to do what you cannot do." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't tell others to do what you cannot do. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

324. "Victims of the same disease have a lot to talk about." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Victims of the same disease have a lot to talk about. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

325. "The dog called “Sorrow,” without eating, will be fat in every house." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The dog called “Sorrow,” without eating, will be fat in every house. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

326. "We learn by watching and listening." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

We learn by watching and listening. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

327. "When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

328. "One kind word can warm three winter months." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

One kind word can warm three winter months. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

329. "A man can endure the worst pain, of others." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A man can endure the worst pain, of others. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

330. "To endure what is unendurable is true endurance." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

To endure what is unendurable is true endurance. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

331. "The guest who seeks special attention muddies the host's tea." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The guest who seeks special attention muddies the host's tea. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

332. "Advertising is the mother of trade." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Advertising is the mother of trade. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

333. "The character of a man lies not in his body but in his soul." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The character of a man lies not in his body but in his soul. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

334. "A fish gets bigger when it gets away." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A fish gets bigger when it gets away. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

335. "A good religion does not need miracles." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A good religion does not need miracles. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

336. "A powerful man has big ears." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A powerful man has big ears. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

337. "Better to wash an old kimono than borrow a new one." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Better to wash an old kimono than borrow a new one. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

338. "Common sense is essential." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Common sense is essential. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

339. "The stake that sticks out gets hammered down." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The stake that sticks out gets hammered down. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

340. "Wisdom is lost in a fat man's body." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Wisdom is lost in a fat man's body. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

341. "The child who died too soon was always beautiful and intelligent." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The child who died too soon was always beautiful and intelligent. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

342. "The lotus flower blooms in the mud." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The lotus flower blooms in the mud. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

343. "When you are looking upwards you see no frontiers." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you are looking upwards you see no frontiers. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

344. "He who wants what God wants of him will lead a free and happy life." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who wants what God wants of him will lead a free and happy life. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

345. "When you talk about future happenings the devil starts to laugh." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you talk about future happenings the devil starts to laugh. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

346. "The spendthrift beats his money as if it were a carpet." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The spendthrift beats his money as if it were a carpet. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

347. "It's better to lie a little than to be unhappy." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better to lie a little than to be unhappy. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

348. "If you think about things too long, good thoughts will disappear." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you think about things too long, good thoughts will disappear. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

349. "Only through suffering and sorrow do we acquire the wisdom not found in books." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Only through suffering and sorrow do we acquire the wisdom not found in books. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

350. "A monkey makes fun of the red behinds of his fellow monkeys." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A monkey makes fun of the red behinds of his fellow monkeys. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

351. "It is easy to die, the difficulty lies in living." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is easy to die, the difficulty lies in living. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

352. "When you have a good government the grass will grow over your troubles." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you have a good government the grass will grow over your troubles. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

353. "Day has its eyes, night has its ears." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Day has its eyes, night has its ears. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

354. "You can't straighten a snake by putting it in a bamboo cane." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

You can't straighten a snake by putting it in a bamboo cane. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

355. "Good luck in business is like the froth on an ox's face." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Good luck in business is like the froth on an ox's face. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

356. "Great talents mature late." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Great talents mature late. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

357. "In strategy, secrecy is highly regarded." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

In strategy, secrecy is highly regarded. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

358. "As soon as stones can swim, leaves will sink." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

As soon as stones can swim, leaves will sink. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

359. "Every little yielding to anxiety is a step away from the natural heart of man." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Every little yielding to anxiety is a step away from the natural heart of man. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

360. "Women's quarrels cause the men's wars." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Women's quarrels cause the men's wars. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

361. "Quiet worms will bore a hole in the wall." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Quiet worms will bore a hole in the wall. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

362. "Suspicion bears dark devils." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Suspicion bears dark devils. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

363. "After the fight both parties give each other a good smack." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

After the fight both parties give each other a good smack. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

364. "The hard road turns the traveller into the same dust that he has to swallow." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The hard road turns the traveller into the same dust that he has to swallow. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

365. "Look for a thrifty woman, even though it may cost you a pair of shoes." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Look for a thrifty woman, even though it may cost you a pair of shoes. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

366. "The reverse side also has a reverse side." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The reverse side also has a reverse side. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

367. "A joke is often the hole through which truth whistles." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A joke is often the hole through which truth whistles. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

368. "He who has gold is served by the devil." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who has gold is served by the devil. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

369. "Great deeds come from times of shortage." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Great deeds come from times of shortage. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

370. "To receive a favor is to sell one's liberty." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

To receive a favor is to sell one's liberty. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

371. "A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

372. "When a girl in the teahouse smiles at you, look the other way." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When a girl in the teahouse smiles at you, look the other way. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

373. "There is no such thing as dirty clothes when it is cold." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no such thing as dirty clothes when it is cold. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

374. "Time waits for no one." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Time waits for no one. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

375. "One moment of intense happiness prolongs life by a thousand years." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

One moment of intense happiness prolongs life by a thousand years. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

376. "Where there is fish, there is water." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there is fish, there is water. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

377. "He who hunts two hares leaves one and loses the other." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who hunts two hares leaves one and loses the other. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

378. "Even thinking about sexual pleasure has its roots in greed." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Even thinking about sexual pleasure has its roots in greed. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

379. "The tongue is more to be feared than the sword." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The tongue is more to be feared than the sword. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

380. "If you make love in the shade you get cold." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you make love in the shade you get cold. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

381. "Cupidity has no peak." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Cupidity has no peak. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

382. "There is no escape from heaven's web." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no escape from heaven's web. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

383. "Hidden virtues ring like a soft bell." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Hidden virtues ring like a soft bell. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

384. "Do not prophesy to the man who can see further than you can." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not prophesy to the man who can see further than you can. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

385. "To wait for luck is the same as waiting for death." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

To wait for luck is the same as waiting for death. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

386. "No one buys what he recommends himself." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

No one buys what he recommends himself. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

387. "A foolish bird fouls her own nest." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A foolish bird fouls her own nest. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

388. "Love without friendship is like a shadow without the sun." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Love without friendship is like a shadow without the sun. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

389. "Depend on your walking stick, not on other people." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Depend on your walking stick, not on other people. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

390. "As soon as a man leaves his house he has seven enemies." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

As soon as a man leaves his house he has seven enemies. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

391. "Large trees are envied by the wind." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Large trees are envied by the wind. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

392. "A dying man discovers the honesty with which he was born." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

A dying man discovers the honesty with which he was born. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

393. "He who knows not when he has enough, is poor." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

He who knows not when he has enough, is poor. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

394. "Poetry moves heaven and earth." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Poetry moves heaven and earth. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

395. "No one was ever hurt by laughter." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

No one was ever hurt by laughter. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

396. "Gain from your opponents without sacrificing your own strength." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Gain from your opponents without sacrificing your own strength. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

397. "Great trees are envied by the wind." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Great trees are envied by the wind. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

398. "Spending it is like pouring water into sand." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Spending it is like pouring water into sand. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

399. "Truthful words are seldom pleasant." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Truthful words are seldom pleasant. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

400. "The sack of longing has no bottom." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The sack of longing has no bottom. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

401. "The day you decide to do it is your lucky day." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The day you decide to do it is your lucky day. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

402. "The day you decide to do it is your lucky day." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The day you decide to do it is your lucky day. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

403. "The smaller the margin, the greater the turnover." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

The smaller the margin, the greater the turnover. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

404. "When you are polite, the others think they are wearing flowers." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you are polite, the others think they are wearing flowers. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

405. "Apply fitting ability in the fitting place." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Apply fitting ability in the fitting place. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

406. "It is better to be the head of a chicken than the rear of an ox." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is better to be the head of a chicken than the rear of an ox. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

407. "Virtue is not knowing but doing." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Virtue is not knowing but doing. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

408. "Under a powerful general there are no feeble soldiers." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Under a powerful general there are no feeble soldiers. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

409. "Character can be built on daily routine." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Character can be built on daily routine. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

410. "Who cares if a crow is male or female?" (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Who cares if a crow is male or female? (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

411. "Luck is like having a rice dumpling fly into your mouth." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

Luck is like having a rice dumpling fly into your mouth. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

412. "To know and to act are one and the same." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

To know and to act are one and the same. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

413. "It is precisely the uncertainty of this world that makes life worth living." (Japanese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is precisely the uncertainty of this world that makes life worth living. (Japanese Sayings);  #AsianSayings