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Japanese Saying - "The talented hawk hides its claws" (A wise man keeps some of his talents in reserve) : No aru Taka wa Tsume wo Kakusu 能ある鷹は爪を隠す

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七転び八起き Nanakorobi yaoki Literally: Fall seven times and stand up eight Meaning: When life knocks you down, stand back up / Keep trying.

七転び八起き Nanakorobi yaoki Literally: Fall seven times and stand up eight Meaning: When life knocks you down, stand back up / Keep trying.

Japanese proverb - shiranu ga hotoke 知らぬが仏: Ignorance is bliss / What you don't know can't hurt you

Japanese proverb - shiranu ga hotoke 知らぬが仏: Ignorance is bliss / What you don't know can't hurt you

出る杭は打たれる。 Deru kui wa utareru. Literally: The stake that sticks up gets hammered down. Meaning: If you stand out, you will be subject to criticism.

出る杭は・・・

出る杭は 打たれるが、 出すぎる杭は 打たれない!

猿も木から落ちる Saru mo ki kara ochiru Literally: Even monkeys fall from trees Meaning: Anyone can make a mistake.

猿も木から落ちる Saru mo ki kara ochiru Literally: Even monkeys fall from trees Meaning: Anyone can make a mistake.

Umuiri "inner beauty", "true essence" describes, in Budo, the top level of a kata.

Umuiri "inner beauty", "true essence" describes, in Budo, the top level of a kata.

十人十色 jūnin toiro Literally: ten persons, ten colors Meaning: To each his own. / Different strokes for different folks.

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Time spent learning a craft should be thought of as an investment for the future. GEIJUTSU WA NAGAKU JINSEI WA MIJIKASHI "Art is long, human life is short.

Time spent learning a craft should be thought of as an investment for the future. GEIJUTSU WA NAGAKU JINSEI WA MIJIKASHI "Art is long, human life is short.

Keiko Kei (overcome, consider) & ko (past, the wisdom of ten generations): practice!

Keiko Kei (overcome, consider) & ko (past, the wisdom of ten generations): practice!