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“A man cannot do everything; but this cannot be an excuse for doing bad things.” -Henry David Thoreau At the age of 17, Benjamin Franklin

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The Risk Of Doing Nothing

The Overmountain Men were from settlements west of, or “over” the Appalachian Mountains. In the 1700’s, these mountains were the boundary dividing the thirteen American

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Rhythm Of Things

“Speed in the martial arts is not the True Way.” – Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings Too often in our modern world, we

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Rules for Living

In life, uncertain times and adversity are sure to find you. But in adversity, there is opportunity. Great thinkers throughout history have shown us the

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Trust In Action

In ancient Greece and most importantly politics, Solon realized how hard it was to please everyone. “In great affairs you cannot please all parties.” –

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Narrowness Of Mind

“In my martial art, we dislike such one-sidedness and narrowness of mind. You should investigate this thoroughly.” – Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings,

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