Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series



The Japanese Samurai Code

Classic Strategies For Success

By: Boye Lafayette De Mente

Tuttle Publishing


“Determination is more important than wisdom or talent-“

By: Tsunetomo Yamamoto



(Page 127)


Hermit Poet’s Comments: I recommend you write the above statement (with a Red Sharpie pen) on a piece of paper and tape it to your bathroom mirror.  Determination is the magic key that unlocks life’s impossibilities. 


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