Find fault with thyself rather than with others.

— Ieyasu Tokugawa

The most special Ieyasu Tokugawa quotes that will add value to your life

To come to know your enemy, first you must become his friend, and once you become his friend, all his defences come down. Then you can choose the most fitting method for his demise.

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Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.

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There are seven emotions: joy, anger, anxiety, adoration, grief, fear, and hate, and if a man does not give way to these he can be called patient.

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Life is like unto a long journey with a heavy burden.

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Little Bird if you do not sing for me, I will wait for you

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The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience. Patience means restraining one's inclinations. There are seven emotions: joy, anger, anxiety, adoration, grief, fear, and hate, and if a man does not give way to these he can be called patient. I am not as strong as I might be, but I have long known and practiced patience. And if my descendants wish to be as I am, they must study patience.

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When ambitious desires arise in thy heart, recall the days of extremity thou have passed through. Forbearance is the root of all quietness and assurance forever.

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Remember, slow and steady wins the race.

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After victory, tighten the cords of your helmet.

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Give the peasants neither life nor death.

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Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not.

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Life means that I can live to see tomorrow.

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About Ieyasu Tokugawa

Quotes 18 sayings
Nationality Japanese
Profession Statesman
Birthday October 16

Forbearance is the root of quietness and assurance forever.

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When ambitious desires arise in thy heart, recall the days of extremity thou has passed through.

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The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.

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Patience means restraining one's inclinations.

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Patience is the key to any battle.

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