Weekend quote – Martial arts paradoxes

March 28, 2014
Yossi Sheriff

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