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|The NAIL that sticks up gets hammered down Japanese proverb. 1972J. |
HOHENBERG New Era in Pacific 145 It will be a long time before the Japanese
give up faith in the group creed: 'The nail that sticks up must be hammered down.'
|The Japanese proverb ran, "The nail that sticks up will be hammered down." |
Long before 1800, officials had discouraged nails from sticking up. As Buddhism
grew after its introduction from China in the seventh century, so too did its
|(Italian) One man knocks in the nail, and another hangs his hat on it. (German) |
One nail drives out another. (German) One stroke on the nail and a hundred on
the horseshoe. (Spanish) The nail that sticks up will be hammered down.
|“The nail that sticks up will be hammered down“ – Japanese proverb A |
fundamental aspect of Japanese social custom is what is termed “uchisoto”. (uchi
meaning inside and soto meaning outside). The concept essentially revolves
around the ...
|1972 john Hohenberg, New Era in the Pacific (New York: Simon & Schuster) 145: |
“It will be a long time before the japanese give up faith in the group creed: 'The
nail that sticks up must be hammered down.”' 1973 F. T. Hauer and ]ames Ford, ...
|If you do speak up, be forewarned that this is one of those instances in which the |
nail that sticks up gets hammered down. However, if you can convince your
classmates to stand up with you, they will have trouble hammering down all the
|When the only tool you have is a hammer, then every problem comes to look like |
a nail — and (to extend the metaphor), as the old saying goes, 'The nail that
sticks up will be hammered down.' At first, there was a lot of hammering down of.
|An Arab character responds: The nail that sticks up is hammered down. So we |
will not stick up. A wise thought for anyone trying to become invisible in the
United States; a foolish attitude for anyone interested in using word of mouth to
|There can be no question that one of the reasons for the success of the Japanese |
education system in teaching the vast ... The well-known Japanese proverb “the
nail that sticks up will be hammered down” (deru kugi wa utareru) refers both to ...
|My grandfather was one of the last men to get off the ship, and my grandmother |
said she broke down crying after seeing ... The old Japanese saying "The nail
that sticks up will be hammered down" was one that was, well, pounded into me