Better sweat in practice than bleed in battle (Wǔ Shù wisdom)
Better spend three years looking for a good master than ten years training with a bad one (Wǔ Shù wisdom)
A martial artist without philosophy is nothing more than a street fighter (Wǔ Shù wisdom)
To a willing mind nothing is impossible (Books of Han Dynasty)
- Every master was once a novice.
- To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the highest skill; to subdue the enemy without fighting is the highest skill.
- The most important part of a fight begins before you draw your sword.