15 beautiful Japanese proverbs full of wisdom

Japanese sayings and quotes

Posted On April 4, 2021

Japan is a country I love and I wanted to share with you some sayings and proverbs from ancient times.
Some of them contains valuable lessons that might help you through your life.


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

beautiful Japanese proverbs
    “Fall down seven times, get up eight.”

“The day you decide to do it is your lucky day.”

beautiful Japanese proverbs

Beginning is easy. Continuing is hard”

Fears is only as deep as the mind allows.”

“Be not afraid of going slowly. Be afraid of standind still”

beautiful Japanese proverbs

“To teach is to learn.”

“Money grows on the trees of persistence.”

“Everyone makes mistakes. That’s why there is an eraser on every pencil.”

beautiful Japanese proverbs

“One kind word can warm three winter months.”

Virtue is not knowing but doing.”

“Even a sheet of paper has two sides.”

beautiful Japanese proverbs

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

“Boasting begins where wisdom stops.”

“After the rain, earth

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Written by Cédric Potard

I'm Cédric Potard, founder and author of this website and former 3D artist in the videogame industry. You can connect with me on my Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

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