“Being a male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of choice.” — Edwin Louis Cole
Samurai. They are considered among the most feared warriors of all time. Their reputation in war and swordsmanship have been the subject of numerous discussions in history. What made the samurai different from other medieval swordsmen wasn’t solely their prowess in fighting, but also their strict code of honor. That code among the samurai isContinue reading “The Samurai Code: Utilizing Bushido Philosophy in Everyday Life”
“He who can suppress a moment’s anger may prevent many days’ sorrow.” Tryon Edwards When one thinks of philosophy, most think of academics, politicians, and writers. Among those are a chosen few who have devoted their lives to the path of fighting. Among the most philosophical minds are those whose lives have been burdened byContinue reading “The Warrior’s Philosophy: Judo in Everyday Life”
In a modern world of lies, one will cling to the traditions of old to find their answers.
When it all looks hopeless, it may simply be the right time to create an opportunity.
“You only grow by coming to the end of something and by beginning something else.”
“Patience attracts happiness; it brings near that which is far.” Swahili Proverb
“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
“A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.”
“Begin the morning by saying to yourself, I shall meet with the busybody, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil. … I can neither be injured by any of them, for no one can fix on me what is ugly, nor can I be angry with my kinsman, nor hate him.” -Marcus Aurelius