Inspirational Quotes

  • Your Time on this earth is limited
  • Focus. Commitment. Sheer will.
  • Simplify. Simplify. Simplify.
  • Adapt. Improvise. Overcome.
  • Do not pray for an easy life. pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. (Bruce Lee)
  • Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it.
  • I will never fear a pride of lions led by a sheep but I will always fear a flock of sheep led by a lion. (Alexander The Great)

Musashi’s Dokkodo

The 21 lessons:

  1. Accept everything just the way it is.
  2. Do not seek pleasure for its own sake.
  3. Do not, under any circumstances, depend on a partial feeling.
  4. Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.
  5. Be detached from desire your whole life long.
  6. Do not regret what you have done.
  7. Never be jealous.
  8. Never let yourself be saddened by a separation.
  9. Resentment and complaint are appropriate neither for oneself or others.
  10. Do not let yourself be guided by the feeling of lust or love.
  11. In all things have no preferences.
  12. Be indifferent to where you live.
  13. Do not pursue the taste of good food.
  14. Do not hold on to possessions you no longer need.
  15. Do not act following customary beliefs.
  16. Do not collect weapons or practice with weapons beyond what is useful.
  17. Do not fear death.
  18. Do not seek to possess either goods or fiefs for your old age.
  19. Respect Buddha and the gods without counting on their help.
  20. You may abandon your own body but you must preserve your honor.
  21. Never stray from the Way.

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