Three Japanese proverbs everyone should know.

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1. 猿も木から落ちる。

Japan, Arashiyama, Kyoto, Monkey Park, Monkey Sitting

“Even monkeys fall from trees.”

Even the most experienced people make mistakes.

No-one is perfect!

Snow Monkey, Japanese Macaques, Monkey, Macaca Fuscata

2. 井の中の蛙大海を知らず。

“A frog in a well does not know the great sea.”

Some people are sheltered and uneducated yet think that their opinion is valid on a topic they got no idea about.

Natural, In The Early Summer, Plant, Green, Leaf, Frog

3. 七転び八起き

Rest, Relax, Concerns, Cozy, Sleep, Man, Person, Human

“Fall down seven times, stand up eight.”

Never give up. This is what the proverb means. Keep standing up no matter how many times you fall.

Live, Jump, Joy, Lifestyle, Way Of Life, Dance

Do you have a Japanese proverb you live by?

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