Japanese Proverb Quotes

Fall seven times and stand up eight.
“Fall seven times and stand up eight.”
Fall down seven times, get up eight.
“Fall down seven times, get up eight.”
The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.
“The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.”
Be the master OF mind rather than mastered BY mind.
“Be the master OF mind rather than mastered BY mind.”
Money grows on the tree of persistence.
“Money grows on the tree of persistence.”
Beginning is easy, continuing is hard.
“Beginning is easy, continuing is hard.”
Even monkeys fall from trees.
“Even monkeys fall from trees.”
Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel mine and coming out with empty hands.
“Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel mine and coming out with empty hands.”
Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.
“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.”