Just my luck... Not even the self-destruct is working...
One who does not understand the weight of life does not deserve to be a swordsman.
Swords are weapons. The way of swords is the way to kill. However you dress it up in righteousness, killing is your truth.
A sword is nothing but a weapon, and Kenjitsu is nothing but a means to kill. This truth cannot be changed by a beautiful words or false pretensions. To slay one to protect the other, to kill one so another can live, this is the reality of Kenjitsu.
Desertion in the face of an enemy is failure to the samurai way!
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen
(December 04, 1795 - February 05, 1881)
Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.