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Set 10

In training, mistakes can be made. The street calls for perfection. -Unknown Author

It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand. -General Ben Childlaw

Give a person your catch of fish and you have fed them for a day. Teach that person how to catch fish, and you have fed them for life. -Unknown Author

Karate is a defensive art from beginning to end. -Gichin Funakoshi

A punch should stay like a treasure in the sleeve. It should not be used indiscriminately. -Master Chotoku Kyan

Karate is not about winning. It's about not losing. -Master Shigetoshi Senaha

Taekwondo class is like pizza. Even when it's bad, it's good. -Unknown Author

There are fifty ways of fighting, there is only one way to be the conqueror. -André Malraux

Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -Honore De Balzac

WAR: Hence that general is skillful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skillful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack. -Sun Tzu

PERSUASION: Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting. -Sun Tzu

ENEMIES: If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle. -Sun Tzu

They've got us surrounded again, the poor bastards. -General Creighton W. Abrams

And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can. -Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Measure wealth not by the thing you have, but by the things you have for which you would not take money. -Unknown Author

It is hard to bear the tears that we ourselves have caused. -Marcel Proust

Each of us is the accumulation of our memories -Alan McGinnis

Everything starts as somebody's daydream -Larry Niven

Who dares, wins.  -Motto of the British SAS regiment

Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning. -George Elliot

To be number one you have to train as if you're number two. -Unknown Author

A pint of sweat saves a gallon of blood. -General George S. Patton

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time. -Vince Lombardi

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. -Henry Ford

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. -Mark Twain

The harder you train, the harder it is to give up. -Vince Lombardi.

Live to train, train to fight, fight to live. -Unknown Author

Lying makes a problem part of the future: truth makes a problem part of the past. -Rick Pitino

If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much. - Donald H. Rumsfeld

The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else. -Martina Navratilova

Live out your imagination, not your history. -Stephen Covey

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