— Ralph Waldo Emerson (via the-century)
三略傳, San ryaku den (The Secrets of Strategy)
程義經戀の源一代鏡, Hodo Yoshitsune koi no Minamoto ichidaigami (Biography of Yoshitsune)
- Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 歌川国芳
— Thomas Moore
— Friedrich Nietzsche, On Truth and Lie in an Extra-Moral Sense
I’m carried by the truth.
I represent the pain.
Rules are rules, fools are fools.
None of them matter to me.
Samurai ukiyo-e: Female ritual suicide, Jigai, was practiced by the wives of samurai who had committed seppuku or brought dishonor. Art by Kuniyoshi depicting Onodera Junai’s wife (one of the 47 ronin) preparing for jigai: legs are bound as to maintain a decent posture in agony. Death is given by a tanto cut at the jugular vein.
— Osho (via cosmofilius)
me when i fırst started training bjj, i had 0 balance.
DO NOT DISTURB.
— Carl von Clausewitz, Chapter VII, On War