Wednesday, May 29, 2013

you reap what you sow

自業自得 (Jigou Jitoku)
This was the first Japanese proverb that I learned.  "You reap what you sow"; in more casual terms, "That's what you get. . ."  Also, "just desserts."  The basic sentiment: we get what we deserve, what we ourselves have earned.  


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