This is the Way


This is the Way for men who want to learn my strategy:

  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 judgment and understanding for everything.
  7. Perceive those things that cannot be seen.
  8. Pay attention even to trifles.
  9. Do nothing which is of no use.
— Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings

UPDATE: One of my son’s friends has a hamster named Miyamoto Musashi. His book says he’s very famous in Japan, but then it would say that.

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