Japanese Proverb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old japanese proverb quotes, japanese proverb sayings, and japanese proverb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The second word makes the quarrel.      

Japanese Proverb

Even monkeys fall out of trees.      

Japanese Proverb

If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.      

Japanese Proverb

Money grows on the tree of persistence.     

Japanese Proverb

Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.     

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A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.     

Japanese Proverb

Fall down seven times, get up eight.     

Japanese Proverb

In the struggle between the stone and water, in time, the water wins.     

Japanese Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.     

Japanese Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.     

Japanese Proverb

The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.     

Japanese Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.     

Japanese Proverb

An excess of courtesy is discourtesy.     

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A man's word is his honor.     

Japanese Proverb

The extreme form of passionate love is secret love.     

Japanese Proverb

A father's goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother's goodness deeper than the sea.     

Japanese Proverb

When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents.     

Japanese Proverb

The nail that sticks its head up is the one that gets hit.     

Japanese Proverb

If you love your son, make him leave home.     

Japanese Proverb

A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.     

Japanese Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.     

Japanese Proverb

Gossip about a person and his shadow will appear.     

Japanese Proverb

Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.     

Japanese Proverb

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

Japanese Proverb

Fall seven times. Stand up eight.     

Japanese Proverb

A father's goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother's goodness deeper than the sea.     

Japanese Proverb

When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents.     

Japanese Proverb

Two lovers in the rain have no need of an umbrella.     

Japanese Proverb

A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.     

Japanese Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.     

Japanese Proverb