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  • Anders shared from The Long War (Long Earth 2) by Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
    Humanity, she once said in an answer in a philosophy exam taken when she was eleven years old, was nothing but the thin residue left when you subtracted the baffled chimp.
    Note: Oh so true
  • Anders shared from Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
    The principle of strategy is having one thing, to know ten thousand things.
  • Anders shared from Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
    Know the smallest things and the biggest things, the shallowest things and the deepest things.
  • Anders shared from Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
    The attainment of the carpenter is that his work is not warped, that the joints are not misaligned, and that the work is truly planed so that it meets well and is not merely finished in sections. This is essential. 
  • Anders shared from Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
    The carpenter's attainment is, having tools which will cut well, to make small shrines, writing shelves, tables, paper lanterns, chopping boards and pot-lids. These are the specialties of the carpenter. Things are similar for the trooper. You ought to think deeply about this. 
  • Anders shared from Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
    The Way of the carpenter is to become proficient in the use of his tools, first to lay his plans with a true measure and then perform his work according to plan. Thus he passes through life.
  • Anders shared from Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
    Someone once said "Immature strategy is the cause of grief".
  • Anders shared from Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
    The true value of sword fencing cannot be seen witching the confines of sword-fencing technique.