Yamamoto Tsunetomo Quotes

Top 32 wise famous quotes and sayings by Yamamoto Tsunetomo

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Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: Even if one's head were to be suddenly cut off, he should be able to do one more action with certainty. Even if one's head were to be suddenly cut off, he should be able to do one more action with certainty.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: There is not a man who does not get senile by the time he reaches sixty. And when one thinks that he will not be senile, he is already so. There is not a man who does not get senile by the time he reaches sixty. And when one thinks that he will not be senile, he is already so.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: A real man does not think of victory or defeat. He plunges recklessly towards an irrational death. A real man does not think of victory or defeat. He plunges recklessly towards an irrational death.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: The saying 'the arts aid the body' is for samurai of other regions. For samurai of the Nabeshima clan the arts bring ruin to the body. The saying 'the arts aid the body' is for samurai of other regions. For samurai of the Nabeshima clan the arts bring ruin to the body.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: Looking comparatively at the good things, you will see that they are not excluded from wisdom, humanity and bravery. Looking comparatively at the good things, you will see that they are not excluded from wisdom, humanity and bravery.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: The person who practices an art is an artist, not a samurai, and one should have the intention of being called a samurai. The person who practices an art is an artist, not a samurai, and one should have the intention of being called a samurai.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: There are few people who will make mistakes with fire after having once been burned. There are few people who will make mistakes with fire after having once been burned.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: Human life is truly a short affair. It is better to live doing the things that you like. Human life is truly a short affair. It is better to live doing the things that you like.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: As long as people overlook matters, then inferiors can, without any fear, lead an easy and peaceful life. As long as people overlook matters, then inferiors can, without any fear, lead an easy and peaceful life.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: A samurai will use a toothpick even though he has not eaten. Inside the skin of a dog, outside the hide of a tiger. A samurai will use a toothpick even though he has not eaten. Inside the skin of a dog, outside the hide of a tiger.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: One should make his decisions within the space of seven breaths. One should make his decisions within the space of seven breaths.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: You cannot tell whether a person is good or bad by his vicissitudes in life. Good and bad fortune are matters of fate. You cannot tell whether a person is good or bad by his vicissitudes in life. Good and bad fortune are matters of fate.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: When confronted with two alternatives, life and death, one is to choose death without hesitation. When confronted with two alternatives, life and death, one is to choose death without hesitation.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: By inconsistency and frivolity we stray from the Way and show ourselves to be beginners. In this we do much harm. By inconsistency and frivolity we stray from the Way and show ourselves to be beginners. In this we do much harm.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: All abilities come from one mind All abilities come from one mind
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: Go ahead and gamble a lie. A person who will not tell you seven lies within a hundred yards is useless as a man. Go ahead and gamble a lie. A person who will not tell you seven lies within a hundred yards is useless as a man.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: A warrior is worthless unless he rises above others and stands strong in the midst of a storm. A warrior is worthless unless he rises above others and stands strong in the midst of a storm.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: The end is important in all things. The end is important in all things.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: The deepest love is often hidden. The deepest love is often hidden.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: By being impatient, matters are damaged and great works cannot be done By being impatient, matters are damaged and great works cannot be done
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: It is difficult for a fool's habits to change to selflessness. It is difficult for a fool's habits to change to selflessness.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: If you are slain in battle, you should be resolved to have your corpse facing the enemy. If you are slain in battle, you should be resolved to have your corpse facing the enemy.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: To desire with one's very soul every second of every day to accomplish one's aim. To desire with one's very soul every second of every day to accomplish one's aim.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo quotes: Having only wisdom and talent is the lowest tier of usefulness. Having only wisdom and talent is the lowest tier of usefulness.