August 31, 2011

Gakumon ni Chikamichi Nashi

There is no royal road to learning.

August 30, 2011

Gakusha Binbo

The love of money and the love of learning rarely meet.

August 29, 2011

Gakusya no totta Tenka nashi

Many can pack the cards that can not play.

August 28, 2011

Kagyuukakujo no Arasoi

A storm in a teacup.

August 27, 2011

Kagamiwo Mite Monowoie

What your glass tells you will not be told by counsel.

August 26, 2011

Kaeruno Tsurani Mizu

Like water off a duck's back.

August 25, 2011

Kaerunokowa Kaeru

Nits will be lice.

August 24, 2011

Kaitouranma wo Tatsu

To cut the Gordian knot.

August 23, 2011

Gaisyuu Issyoku

To cut by a single hit.

August 22, 2011

Kaiinuni Tewo kamareru

A man may cause his own dog to bite him.

August 21, 2011

On wo Ada de Kaesu

The axe goes to the wood where it borrowed its helve.

August 20, 2011

Onna ha Sangai ni Ienashi

A married woman has nothing of her own but her weddingring and her hair-lace.

August 19, 2011

Onna no Kaminokeniha Taizou mo tsunagaru

One hair of a woman draws more than a hundred yoke of oxen.

August 18, 2011

August 17, 2011

Onna gokoro to Aki no sora

A woman's mind and winter wind change often.

August 16, 2011

Onko chishin

He that would know what shall be must consider what has been.

August 15, 2011

Oyamano Taisho Orehitori

An humblebee in a cowturd thinks himself a king.

August 14, 2011


Every ape thinks his puppy the fairest.

August 13, 2011

Oyano Yokume

The crow thinks her own bird fairest.

August 12, 2011

Oyano hikariwa Nanahikari

Happy is he whose friends were born before him.

August 11, 2011

Oyano kokoro Koshirazu

When the rain rains and the goose winks little wots the gosing what the goose thinks.

August 10, 2011

Oyano Ingaga Konimukuu

The father's sins are visited on the children.

August 09, 2011

Oyano Ikento Hiyazakewa Atodekiku

Write down the advice of him who loves you, through you like it not at present.

August 08, 2011

August 07, 2011

Oyamo Oyanara Komo Ko

Such a fater such a son.

August 06, 2011

Oyani Nimu Koha Oniko

That which comes of a hen will scrape.

August 05, 2011

Oyaga Shindemo Jikiyasumi

It is the pace that kills.

August 04, 2011

Omoi tattaga Kichijitsu

There is no time like the present.

August 03, 2011

Oborerumono ha Warawomo Tsukamu

A drowning man will catch at a straw.

August 02, 2011

Obini Mijikashi Tasukini Nagashi

Too much for one, and not enough for two, like the Walsall man's goose.

August 01, 2011

O wo Furu Inu ha Tatakarezu

A snarling cur has a scurvy coat.