Janteloven by Aksel Sandemose 1899-?1965

  • Du skal ikke tro, du er noget.
    (You're not to think you are anything special.)
  • Du skal ikke tro, at du er lige saa meget som os.
    (You're not to think you are as good as we are.)
  • Du skal ikke tro, at du er klogere end os.
    (You're not to think you are smarter than we are.)
  • Du skal ikke bilde dig ind, at du er bedre end os.
    (You're not to imagine yourself better than we are.)
  • Du skal ikke tro, at du ved mere end os.
    (You're not to think you know more than we do.)
  • Du skal ikke tro, at du er mere end os.
    (You're not to think you are more important than we are.)
  • Du skal ikke tro, at du duer til noget.
    (You're not to think you are good at anything.)
  • Du skal ikke le ad os.
    (You're not to laugh at us.)
  • Du skal ikke tro, at nogen bryder sig om dig.
    (You're not to think anyone cares about you.)
  • Du skal ikke tro, at du kan laere os noget.
    (You're not to think you can teach us anything.)