Success only means doing something sincerely and wholeheartedly. I think life is a process. Through the ages, the end of heroes is the same as ordinary men. They all died and gradually faded away in the memory of man. But when we are still alive, we have to understand ourselves, discover ourselves and express ourselves. In this way, we can progress, but we may not be successful.
Not being tense but ready. Not thinking but not dreaming. Not being set but flexible. Liberation from the uneasy sense of confinement. It is being wholly and quietly alive, aware and alert, ready for whatever may come.
The attitude, ‘You can win if you want to badly enough,’ means that the will to win is constant. No amount of punishment, no amount of effort, no condition is too ‘tough’ to take in order to win. Such an attitude can be developed only if winning is closely tied to the practitioner’s ideals and dreams.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Bonus – There is one more I would like to add. This quote just stands out.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Defeat is a state of mind; No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Those who are unaware they are walking in darkness will never seek the light.
If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The stillness in stillness is not the real stillness; only when there is stillness in movement does the universal rhythm manifest.
As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Real living is living for others.
Things live by moving and gain strength as they go.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
If you don’t want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.
The martial arts are based upon understanding, hard work and a total comprehension of skills. Power training and the use of force are easy, but total comprehension of all of the skills of the martial arts is very difficult to achieve.
Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
Reality is apparent when one ceases to compare. — There is “what is” only when there is no comparison at all, and to live with what is, is to be peaceful.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
The knowledge and skills you have achieved are meant to be forgotten so you can float comfortably in emptiness, without obstruction.