do not be negligent


Japanese archer 弓道 Kyudo 弓術 Kyujutsu
Japanese archer 弓道 Kyudo 弓術 Kyujutsu (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One should not be negligent in the way of the retainer. One should rise at four in the morning, practice sword technique, eat one’s meal, and train with the bow, the gun, and the horse. For a well-developed retainer, he should become even more so. -Kato Kiyomasa (1562-1611 A.D.)

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