質実剛健 shitsu jitsu gouken: 質実 shitsu jitsu (simplicity; plainness) + 剛健 gouken (vigor; sturdiness) – to do things sincerely with fortitude and vigor but not pretention.
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質実剛健 to do things earnestly without pretention
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