Quote Japan

Interesting, odd, outrageous or informative quotes about Japan

Feminism Japanese style quote of the day

“in a county where woman’s liberation and equal rights haven’t made much headway, Pierre Cardin and Calvin Klein are blazing a wide trail” Read the rest of this entry »

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Yakuza quote of the day

“As Joseph Castellano… put it, ‘What is a Gambino crime family?… Does this Gambino crime family have an office? Does the office have a plaque on the door that says, “Gambino crime family?”‘ In Japan, the answers would be, in reverse order, ‘yes,’ ‘yes,’ and ‘read our rules and creed.’
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Japanese constitution quote of the day

“With its ridiculous Constitution, Japan is no more than a concubine” Read the rest of this entry »

Japanese tabloids Quote of the day

“a melange of Time, People, and Playboy” Read the rest of this entry »

Karate quote of the day

“Yo, sensei. Can I go to the bathroom?”
“You can if you believe you can” Read the rest of this entry »

A different kind of success quote of the day

“Japan’s miraculous postwar recovery was the result of doing things in a way that fit the unique environment of the time, not because Japan itself is inherently formidable” Read the rest of this entry »

Common Japanese questions Quote of the Day

“moving abroad must have been such a wrench… There are so many Japanese things I’d miss. I’d miss the four seasons like anything. They don’t have four seasons abroad, do they?” Read the rest of this entry »