Janteloven by Aksel Sandemose 1899—1965

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1. Du skal ikke tro, du er noget.
You shall not believe that you are somebody.
2. Du skal ikke tro, at du er lige så meget som os.
You shall not believe that you are as worthy as us.
3. Du skal ikke tro, at du er klogere end os.
You shall not believe that you are any wiser than us.
4. Du skal ikke bilde dig ind, at du er bedre end os.
You shall not imagine that you are any better than us.
5. Du skal ikke tro, at du ved mere end os.
You shall not believe that you know anything more than us.
6. Du skal ikke tro, at du er mere end os.
You shall not believe that you are more than us.
7. Du skal ikke tro, at du duer til noget.
You shall not believe that you are good at anything.
8. Du skal ikke le ad os.
You shall not laugh at us.
9. Du skal ikke tro, at nogen bryder sig om dig!
You shall not believe that anyone cares about you!
10. Du skal ikke tro, at du kan lære os noget!
You shall not believe that you can teach us anything!