777 Japanese Proverbs / Page 39
761. You are wise to climb Mt. Fuji, but a fool to do it twice.
762. You can only endure the weaknesses of others by knowing your own. Flattery is the best persuader.
763. You can see heaven through the eye of the needle.
764. You can worship a sardine's head if you believe in it.
765. You can't eat the rice cake in the picture.
766. You can't see the whole sky through a bamboo pole.
767. You can't straighten a snake by putting it in a bamboo cane.
768. You cannot catch a tiger cub unless you enter the tiger's den.
769. You don't have to die: heaven and hell are in this world too.
770. You have to bow a few times before you can stand upright.
771. You know your body best.
772. You should climb Mount Fujiyama once in your life. Climb it twice and you're a fool.
773. You warm up something for ten days and it goes cold in one.
774. You will lack nothing if you think privation is always with you.
775. You will never learn enough looking for only the good things in life; you will always be a pupil.
776. You won't get sick if you have plenty of work.
777. Your years will still remain the same whether you laugh or cry.