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人は情け, ひとはなさけ
Expression, Proverb
be kind to others, one good turn deserves another
人はだし, 玄人跣, 玄人裸足, くろうとはだし
ability that outdoes (shames) professionals
人は人、我は我, 人は人我は我, ひとはひとわれはわれ
Expression, Proverb
live and let live, you do you and I'll do me, people are people; I am myself
人は一代名は末代, ひとはいちだいなはまつだい
Expression, Proverb
the worthy will be remembered, humans (last) one generation; names (last) forever
旅は情け、人は, 旅は情け人は, たびはなさけひとはこころ
Expression, See 旅は道連れ世は情け・たびはみちづれよはなさけ, Proverb
in traveling, a companion; in life, sympathy
人は人を謗らず, めいじんはひとをそしらず
Expression, Proverb
an accomplished person does not find fault with others, it is petty to criticize, speak ill of no man
天才と狂人は紙一重, てんさいときょうじんはかみひとえ
Expression, Proverb
there's but a fine line between genius and insanity
花は桜木、人は武士, 花は桜木人は武士, はなはさくらぎひとはぶし
Expression, Proverb
the best flowers are the cherry blossoms, the best individuals are the samurai, as the cherry blossom is first among flowers, so is the warrior first among men
人は死して名を留む, ひとはししてなをとどむ
Expression, Proverb
he has not lived that lives not after death, the great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it
人は見目よりただ心, ひとはみためよりただこころ
Expression, Proverb
a gentle spirit is more important than looks, handsome is as handsome does
人は見かけによらぬもの, 人は見掛けに依らぬもの, ひとはみかけによらぬもの
Expression, Proverb
appearances can be deceiving, don't judge a book by its cover
人は赤子の心を失わず, たいじんはせきしのこころをうしなわず
Expression, Proverb, from Mencius
great human beings never lose the innocence of childhood, a virtuous ruler never loses the spirit of the common people
人は畳の上では死ねない, あくにんはたたみのうえではしねない
Expression, Proverb
a bad person does not deserve to die in his own bed
人は伴侶、三人は仲間割れ, 二人は伴侶三人は仲間割れ, ふたりははんりょさんにんはなかまわれ
Expression, Proverb
two is a company, three is a crowd, one companion is better than two
人はパンのみにて生くる者に非ず, 人はパンのみにて生くるものに非ず, ひとはパンのみにていくるものにあらず
Expression, Proverb
man shall not live by bread alone
人は居ながらにして名所を知る, かじんはいながらにしてめいしょをしる
Expression, Proverb
poets can stay in one place and still know all the famous sights
虎は死して皮を留め人は死して名を残す, とらはししてかわをとどめひとはししてなをのこす
Expression, Proverb
he has not lived that lives not after death, the great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it, tigers leave their hide when they die; men leave their name
君子は周して比せず小人は比して周せず, くんしはしゅうしてひせずしょうじんはひしてしゅうせず
Expression, Proverb
a wise man keeps wide company; a fool joins a clique
日本人離れ, 日本人ばなれ, にほんじんばなれ
Takes suru, May take 'no'
un-Japanese in appearance or character
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