*Rice grow ripe in Autumn*
The boughs that bear most hang lowest.
minoruhodo koubeo tareru inahokana
This proverb must have derived from Japanese rice eating culture.
The interpretation I have found from pc. "As berries ripen drooping ears, humans also deepens learning and virtue, humility." I think it is a reference to modesty and humility being virtue, and the virtue applies to those who are the most unassuming, the least pretentious. I still have a lot to learn :-)
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