Man to man: “We can’t eat like we did when we were nineteen.”
We bridle our anger when we stop answering questions we haven’t been asked.
Resist not evil. This means, everything that happens in life, happens for the best. It means that the distinction between good and evil is a false distinction. Taekwondo makes this teaching less abstract.
In every circumstance, act as if if you were perfect. Which, in truth, you are.
Let the act confirm the fact.
A quiet mind is like a well-trained butler—there when you need him, not there when you don’t, an absence made conspicuous by his occasional presence.
This guy’s butler enjoys the liquor cabinet. How loquacious, intrusive and opinionated he is, how comically self-important, how noisy and useless.