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Miyamoto Musashi

Read through the most famous quotes from Miyamoto Musashi

When you decide to attack, keep calm and dash in quickly, forestalling the enemy...attack with a feeling of constantly crushing the enemy, from first to last.

— Miyamoto Musashi


Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things.

— Miyamoto Musashi

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I dreamt of worldly success once.

— Miyamoto Musashi

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Perceive that which cannot be seen with the eye.

— Miyamoto Musashi

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Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself of yesterday; tomorrow is your victory over lesser men.

— Miyamoto Musashi

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All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this.

— Miyamoto Musashi

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Do nothing which is of no use.

— Miyamoto Musashi

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Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

— Miyamoto Musashi

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You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.

— Miyamoto Musashi

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From further reading into the book the idea of "weapons within strategy" as well as Musashi referring to the power of the writer may seem that the strategy which Musashi refers to does not exclusively reside within the domain of weaponry and duels but within the realm of war and battles with many men:

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Within the book Musashi mentions that the use of two swords within strategy is mutually beneficial between those who utilize this skill. The Yoshioka School (descended from either the Tenshin Shōden Katori Shintō-ryū or the Kyo-hachi-ryū) was the foremost of the eight major schools of martial arts in Kyoto the "Kyo-ryū" / "Schools of Kyoto". He finiMiyamoto Musashid it in the second month of 1645.

Musashi as he was often simply known became renowned through stories of his excellent swordsmanship in numerous duels even from a very young age. 1584 – June 13 1645) also known as Shinmen Takezō Miyamoto Bennosuke or by his Buddhist name Niten Dōraku was a Japanese swordsman and rōnin.

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