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Postby yat_chum » Sun Sep 24, 2006 7:43 pm

"Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter."
Oliver Goldsmith (1730 - 1774)
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:21 am

" Martial arts is like a mirror, in which you look at yourself before you wash your face in the morning. You see yourself, simply, the way that you are."
- Jiddu Krishnnamurti
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Sep 27, 2006 12:43 am

"Keep your mind clear and the technique will come." -Audrey Ward
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:48 am

"Seeing once is better than hearing a thousand times." - Jae Ho Sim
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Sep 28, 2006 7:11 pm

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955), (attributed)
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Sep 30, 2006 2:12 am

"Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived."
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Oct 01, 2006 3:03 am

"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self."
Aristotle
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Oct 02, 2006 1:43 am

"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter."
E E Cummings (1894 - 1962)
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:55 pm

"Wisdom is not characteristic of a great mind. It is the ability to make the complicated simple."
Shou Dao Saying
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 06, 2006 1:20 am

"Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time."
Rabbinical Saying
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 06, 2006 8:25 pm

"I used to complain that I had no shoes, that was until I passed a man who had no feet.”
Steve’s Dad
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Oct 07, 2006 7:27 pm

"Yan han kung, ngor han yin” (Others walk the bow, I walk the string)
Wing Chun maxim
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Oct 09, 2006 1:03 am

"Trumpet in a herd of elephants; crow in the company of cocks; bleat in a flock of goats."
Malayan Proverb
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:40 am

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving." Albert Einstein
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Oct 11, 2006 1:12 am

"Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve."
Chinese Proverb
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Oct 11, 2006 8:36 pm

"It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy."
Hesiod (~800 BC)
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:05 am

"If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done."
Bruce Lee
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 13, 2006 7:54 pm

"It is not the strongest of the species that survive,
nor the most intelligent,
but the one most responsive to change."
Charles Darwin, British Naturalist (1809-1882)
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Oct 14, 2006 7:22 pm

"Fear causes hesitation, and
hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true"
Bodhi
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Oct 15, 2006 7:00 pm

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear."
Mark Twain
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