[Ads-l] Japanese (?) proverb

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 26 21:00:34 EDT 2018

>From Peter Quennell's 1962 translation of Henry de Montherlant's 1922
novel, _The Dream_ (p.85):

"Remembering the Japanese proverb: 'Victory belongs to him who can hold out
another of an hour.'"

The sentiment sounds vaguely familiar, but I don't see this formulation on
the Net.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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