Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series



Ideals Of The Samurai

Writings Of Japanese Warriors

Translated and Introduction


William Scott Wilson


” Just as water will conform to the shape of the vessel that contains it, so will a man follow the good and evil of his companions.”

(Page 57)


Hermit Poet’s Comments: It is important to not only choose your friends with great care, but also be careful who you trust in your business relationships. Younger folks are more inclined to hang out with the wrong crowd, but time and again adults also become involved with people who can destroy their reputation and cause loss of freedom.


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