Tokugawa Ieyasu Quotes
Brief author info: Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616) Japanese military and political leader. Founder of Tokugawa shogunate, which lasted until 1867; one of three unifiers of Japan; chose as headquarters fishing village of Edo, which grew to become Tokyo. As ruler, known for administrative ability; established military government; enforced four social classes (samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant).
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The strong, manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience. Patience means restraining one's inclinations. There are seven emotions: joy, anger, anxiety, love, fear, grief, and hate; and if a man does not give way to these, he can be called patient. I am not as strong as I might be, but I have long known and practiced patience.
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right - instantly.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.