|The Day ||The Proverb ||The Pronunciation and Translation |
| || ||"Ichi nichi isshou" |
A smile a day.
| || ||"Genki kubari, Egao |
Be generous with your energy.
Be generous with your smiles.
| || ||"Egao wa hamigaki no yo na |
mainichi mainichi migakanakya"
A smile is like a toothbrush. You have to use it
regularly to keep your teeth shiny clean.
| || ||"Hito wa homerareru no ga |
daisuki dakara uun to homete"
People love to be praised so do so with all your might.
| || ||"Egao wa noryoku." |
A smiling radiates competence.
| || ||"Anata ga |
shigoto ga suki,
egao ga dai suki."
I like you, I like work, I love your smile.
| || ||"Kotoba yonjyu |
hyojo jyugo pasento, omoi jyugo pasento,
egao sanjyu pasento, gokei
komyunikeshon hyaku pasento"
40% words, 15% facial expression,
15% memories, 30% smile,
total =100% communication.
| || ||"Egao wa ikiru enerugi." |
Your smile is your life force.
| || ||"Suu iki yori mo haku iki |
fuku shiki kokyu de,
nagai iki nagai iki"
It is better to exhale deeply than to inhale.Breathe deeply from the abdomen for a
Long breath equals long life.
| || ||"Ushiro sugata ga |
Your shadow is laughing.
| || ||"Egao wa kokoro no akusesari |
Kyo wa dono egao"
Your smile is your heart's accessory.
What kind of smile will you wear today?
| || ||"Egao ga areba jibun ga kaeru |
tanin ga kaeru unmei ga kaeru"
If you smile youcan change yourself,
others and your future.
| || ||" Watashi wa shiawase" |
I am happy.
| || ||"Dare ni mo machigai wa aru |
dakara empitsu ni mo
keshigomu ga tsuite iru."
Everyone makes mistakes.That's why
there is an eraser on every pencil.
| || ||"Fuku wa uchi" |
Bring good fortune into the home
(this is a part of
the phrase "Fuku wa uchi, Oni wa
soto" which means "Bring good
fortune into the home and send out bad luck" "Oni" means demon.)
| || ||"Namida wa |
egao wo fukaku suru"
Tears deepen a smile.
| || ||"Ii koto ga attara, warau no |
de ha nakute,
waratte iru kara ii koto ga aru"
We do not smile because something good has happened;
rather something good happens because we smile.
| || ||"Hyaku go yori isshou" |
A smile is worth a thousand words.
| || ||"Jishin ni michita hito no |
egao wa kagayaite iru"
A person filled will confidence has a brilliant smile.
| || ||"Arugamama no egao" |
A smile is a smile.
| || ||"Kiki jozu wa hanashi |
He who listens well, speaks well.
| || ||"Achi muite hoi" |
Look over there!
(this is a portion of a Japanese game where you try to get the
person to look in the same direction you point your finger while they try not to look in
| || ||"Itsumo egao de itsumo sunao |
Always smiling, always honest and gentle.
| || ||"Hohoemi wa kokoro to |
karada no tokkoyaku"
A smile is a special remedy for an injured mind and
| || ||"Kyo to iu hi wo |
egao no kinen bi ni shiyo"
Let's make today a stellar day.
| || ||"Ureshi kara warau |
tanoshiii kara warau
nakitai toki koso warau"
You smile because you are happy
You smile because it is fun
When you want to cry you should smile.
| || ||"Egao wa |
kokoro no hikari desu"
A smile radiates from the heart.
| || ||"Nani o mite nani o kangaeru |
ka de anata no egao ga kimaru"
Your smile determines how you see and think about the
world around you.
| || ||"Egao no ichigo ichie" |
The smile that blesses in a word is a very precious
(this is almost impossible to translate and I am just guessing
| || ||"Hasshou nanahai |
Eight wins(smiles), seven losses; do (smile) your best.
(this is a play on kanji using "smile" in place of the
real characters - sound is the same)
| || ||"Egao wa chikyugo" |
Smiles are international