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 lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.