One who treats difficulties as the normal state of affairs will never be discontented.
Patience is the source of eternal peace; treat anger as an enemy.
Harm will befall one who knows only success and has never experienced failure.
Blame yourself rather than others.I
t is better not to reach than to go too far.”
-~Precepts on the secret of success in life drafted by Tokugawa Ieayasu from the collection of Nikk? T?sh?-g?