A Collection of Wisdom: Proverbs

Okinawan Proverbs

Even if you hide yourself from the world, don’t lose sight of your real nature.

We learn by watching and listening.

Respect old people, and be gentle with children.

Old people are everyone’s treasures.

The heart is the most essential human quality.

Common sense is essential.

One who eats plain food is healthy.

Spend words as efficiently as money.

If you respect others, others will respect you.

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