It's veryyyyy old Japanese, it says "Bushi wa kuwanedo taka youji" which means "a samurai uses his toothpick, even when he has not eaten". It'd take a while to fully explain though
This translation is poor but people should get the general idea...hopefully.
[Explanation of Samurai are people who conspicuously use a toothpick even when they do not have something to eat.]
[Annotations] Samurai values honor, since the use of the toothpick in the guise of fullness even when you cannot take the diet is poor.
But the spirit of the samurai glimpse, in other words, and well ostentatious.
And "Takayoji" means of using a toothpick and leisurely meal.
Conclusion One "of" Iroha Karuta (Osaka) "Iroha Karuta (Kyoto) above".
[Synonymous] / Brocade outside even in naked / fountain theft Thurs evil not even drink water from the fountain theft Castle / pluck the ears not even hungry hawk Thurs evil even heated / not eat meat Tari tiger dies / is hungry does not rest in the shade of
[English] Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt. ('s About what is happening carrying a debt, you sleep better without the dinner is good)
Eagles eat no flies. (Eagles do not eat flies)
[Example] "Even when life is difficult, no matter how I am the spirit of the Samurai are people who conspicuously use a toothpick even when they do not have something to eat...I've been clean and brand new shoes and socks Xinzhou"