Weekend quote – Martial arts paradoxes

1st quote
1. “It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.” – Gandhi

2. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Gandhi

3. “A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.” – Gandhi

4. “The hand that punched is the hands that gives compassion” – David Avidan

5. “If you meet a Buddha, kill the Buddha.” – Linji Yixuan

6. “…but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.” – King Solomon

7. “The ability to abstain from punching, is founded on the ability to punch well.” – We say this here

2nd quote