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Rules for living by Miyamoto Musashi

2020-04-29

woodblock print courtesy of wikipedia

1. Do not think dishonestly.

2. The Way is in training.

3. Become acquainted with every art.

4. Know the ways of all professions.

5. Distinguish between gain and loss in worldly matters.

6. Develop intuitive judgement and understanding for everything.

7. See those things which cannot be seen.

8. Pay attention even to trifles.

9. Do nothing which is of no use.

–Miyamoto Musashi (Buddhist name Niten Doraku) 1584?–1645 CE(AD)

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