39+ Inspiring Japanese Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs

best Japanese quotes, sayings and proverbs

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, and funny Japanese quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more quotes by topic on MindBootstrap.

Japanese quotes about love


If I did anything right in my life, it was when I gave my heart to you.


Thank you for always being my rainbow after the storm.


Wherever you live, you come to love it. ~Japanese proverb


I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.


What you love to do, you will learn to do well. ~Japanese proverb


When I look at you, I see the rest of my life in front of my eyes.
Love is like the wind, you can’t see it, but you can feel it.


Eat before falling in love. ~Japanese proverb


Everywhere I look I am reminded of your love. You are my world.


If I were to live my life again, I’d find you sooner.


Love will even reach the crows on the roof.


Love and a cough cannot be hidden. ~Japanese proverb


I want to be your favorite hello and your hardest goodbye.


If I know what love is, it is because of you.


If you try, you may succeed.


If you don’t try, you will not succeed. This is true for of all things.
Not succeeding is the result of not trying.
~Japanese proverb


If there is love, smallpox scars are as pretty as dimples. ~Japanese proverb


The extreme form of passionate love is secret love. ~Japanese proverb

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Japanese quotes about friendship


The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.


I have no friends; I make my mind my friend.


No road is too long in the company of a friend.


Love without friendship is like a shadow without the sun.


A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.


There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.


Over-intelligent people can’t find friends.


Friends are born, not made.


The good fellow to everyone is a good friend to no one.


My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.


There are formalities between the closest of friends.


When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.


A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.


Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

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Japanese quotes about life

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Even when months and days are long, life is short. ~Japanese proverb


The prime of your life does not come twice. ~Japanese proverb


Drunken life, dreamy death. ~Japanese proverb


Japanese quotes about family


The family is the first essential cell of human society.


You have to defend your honor. And your family.


Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.


Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.


All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.



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