Proverb's pageことわざ(日本語 やゆよ)

英文は、多くのものが意訳にあたります。


優しい心は宝冠に勝る
Kind hearts are more than coronets.

優しい命令にも、隠れた大きな力がある
There is great force hidden in a sweet command.

柳に雪折れ無し
曲がっても折れない

To be bent, no broken.

やぶへび
It's not good wake a sleeping lion.
Let sleeping dogs lie.

病は口から入る
Much meat,much maladies.

病を知るはなかばの治療
To know the disease is half the cure.

柔らかい答えは怒りをそらす
A soft answer turns away wrath.

友情を保つためには、人はへいを築かねばならない
To preserve good friendship, one must build walls.

雄弁は銀、沈黙は金
Speech is silver, silence is golden.

油断大敵
Security is the greatest enemy.

危険は軽蔑すると早く来る
Danger comes soonest when it is despised.

ゆっくり急げ
Make haste slowly.

ゆっくり確実に
Slow and sure.
Slow but sure wins the race.


指はフォークのできる前に作られ、手はナイフのできる前に作られた
Fingers were made before forks and hands before knives.

良い垣根は良い隣人をつくる
Good fences make good neighbors.

良い酒は老人を若がえさせる
A good drink makes the old young.

良い忠告を望むなら老人に尋ねよ
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.

良い話は二度したからといって悪くはない
A good tale is none the worse for being twice told.

良い水先案内人は、海が穏やかで快晴の時にはわからない
A good pilot is not known when sea is calm and the weather is fair.

用心が過ぎると損失を招く
Too much taking heed is loss .

欲には限りがない
The miser's bag is never full.

よく学びよく遊べ
Work while you work, play while you play.

預言者は故郷に容れられず
A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own country.

世の中をありのままに受け入れよ、世の中があるべきようには受け入れるな
Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be.

より良いものはめったに来ない
Seldom comes a better.

弱り目にたたり目
Misfortunes never come singly.

良い読書家の稀なるは、良い作家の稀なるが如し
A good reader is as rare as a good writer.

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