After three years even a disaster can be good for something.
After three years useless things are useful too.
After victory, tighten your helmet chord.
An accomplishment sticks to a person.
An ant's nest could bring down a hill.
An idiot is eloquent when he stays silent.
Any ground is good enough to be buried in.
Apple blossoms are beautiful, but rice dumplings are better.
As soon as a man leaves his house he has seven enemies.
As soon as stones can swim, leaves will sink.
At the bottom of the lighthouse it is dark.
Bad and good are intertwined like rope.
Because of their figure, vain women stay cold.
Beginning is easy -- to keep going is hard.
Better be proficient in one art than a smatterer in a thousand.
Better go without medicine than call in an unskilled physician.
Better than a banquet somewhere else is a good cup of tea and a bowl of rice at home.
Better to wash an old kimono than borrow a new one.
Better to write down something one time than to read something ten times.
Boasting begins where wisdom stops.
Character can be built on daily routine.