28 January 2011


Knowing others is wisdom;
Knowing the self is enlightenment.
Mastering others requires force;
Mastering the self needs strength.
He who knows he has enough is rich.
Perseverance is a sign of willpower.
He who stays where he is endures.
To die but not to perish 
is to be eternally present.

photo of a Hiroki Murata Sumi-e painting.


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