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Tai no o yorimo iwashi no kashira
鯛の尾よりも鰯の頭 – It’s better to be the head of a sardine than the tail of a sea bream....
ku areba, raku ari
苦あれば楽あり is a favorite saying of mine. But in looking around the internet, I think that some of...
Deru kui ha utareru
出る杭は打たれる – the peg that sticks up will be hammered flat This proverb really explains a lot about Japanese...