“For those who would study my martial art…”

Image“For those who would study my martial art, there are rules for putting it into practice:

1. Think without any dishonesty.

2. Forge yourself in the Way.

3. Touch upon all of the arts.

4. Know the Ways of all occupations.

5. Know the advantages and disadvantages of everything.

6. Develop a discerning eye in all matters.

7. Understand what cannot be seen by the eye.

8. Pay attention to even small things.

9. Do not involve yourself with the impractical.”

–Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings

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