Japanese spirit part 10

About Kenkyo = Modesty ;

A mdest person tries to be humble and not to talk about his or her own abilities and achievements even if successful . Modesty is one of the most important virtures in Japanese society . No matter how talented , knowledable or wealthy you are or how high self-asseritive and aggressive person often tends to be excluded from some social groups. As the old proverb says “A talented person does not need to show “OFF “ it is better not to brag about yourself if you want to develop good relations with others .