Japanese Proverbs

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

Japanese proverb

 

 

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.

 

Teaching by Bodhidharma

 

 

Japanese proverbs

Unmastered tactics are the origin of great blunders.

Japanese proverb

 

 

Left with no choice, even a relatively weak person will fight back.

 

Nuclear Bombing of Japan repented?

 

 

Japanese Proverbs

Never let an opportunity pass by, but always think twice before acting.

Japanese proverb

 

 

 

To know that one knows what one knows, and to know that one doesnít know what one doesnít know, there lies true wisdom.

 

Learning, Wisdom, Enlightenment

 

 

Japanese proverbs

Rather than chase the cat, take away the plate.

Japanese proverb

 

 

Our strong points are our weak points.

 

Paradoxes

 

 

Japanese proverbs

The prime of your life does not come twice.

Japanese proverb

 

 

Heaven helps those who help themselves.

 

Achievement

 

 

Japanese proverbs

There is nothing that cannot be achieved by firm imagination.

Japanese proverb

 

 

 

Give an inch and they take a mile.

 

NATO

 

 

Japanese proverbs

Sometimes we need shady means to
tackle shady problems.

Japanese proverb

 

 

Dirty money doesnít stay with a person for long.

 

The Golden Rule

 

 

Zen Proverbs

If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.

Zen
proverb

 

 

Debts of money are more easily repaid than those of gratitude.

 

Gratitude-driven Time Management

 

 

Zen Proverbs

When an ordinary man gains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage gains understanding, he is an ordinary man.

Zen
proverb

 

Japanese proverbs

One kind word can warm three winter months.

Japanese proverb

 

 

Buddhism

The Wheel of Life in the Buddhist Teaching

Buddhism about Spiritual Growth

Zen

Zen Proverbs

Zen Parables

Buddha and Buddha's Teachings

Buddha's Path To Liberation

Buddha about Happiness

Buddha about Conquering

One World

World Unity in Cultural Diversity

We Are the Same