Progress comes to those who train and train reliance on secret techniques will get you nowhere.
Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.
Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer.
Create each day anew.
All life is a manifestation of the spirit, the manifestation of love.
A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind.
Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout.
Your spirit is the true shield.
The divine is not something high above us. It is in heaven, it is in earth, it is inside us.
It is necessary to develop a strategy that utilizes all the physical conditions and elements that are directly at hand. The best strategy relies upon an unlimited set of responses.
Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything.
When an opponent comes forward, move in and greet him if he wants to pull back, send him on his way.
Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love.
True victory is self-victory let that day arrive quickly
The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang.
If your heart is large enough to envelop your adversaries, you can see right through them and avoid their attacks. And once you envelop them, you will be able to guide them along the path indicated to you by heaven and earth.
Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher.
Failure is the key to success each mistake teaches us something.
In extreme situations, the entire universe becomes our foe at such critical times, unity of mind and technique is essential - do not let your heart waver
Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love.
In your training, do not be in a hurry, for it takes a minimum of ten years to master the basics and advance to the first rung. Never think of yourself as an all-knowing, perfected master you must continue to train daily with your friends and students and progress together in the Art of Peace.
Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
The art of Peace I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods, and I cooperate with them all. The God of Peace is very great and enjoins all that is divine and enlightened in every land.
One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.
There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.