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.
Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.