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Stan Sakai Quotes and Sayings

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A samurai should always be prepared for death -
whether his own or someone else's.
- Stan Sakai

I make my own limits which are drawn according to my own taste.
- Stan Sakai

All my knowledge comes from research.
- Stan Sakai

Kids just don't read any more.
They spend much more time with video games.
It's just hard to get kids to read anything.
Book sales have dropped dramatically,
too.
I think 90% of the books are bought only by 5% of the US population.
- Stan Sakai

 

Elves have this superhuman strength,
yet they're so graceful.
Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits,
but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
- Orlando Bloom

The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai.
You had honor and chivalry much like the knights,
and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon.
- Dustin Diamond

I don't get over the wonder of it, and 'The Last Samurai'
was an extreme example of that.
Every day when I went to the set, I couldn't believe what I was seeing.
- Tony Goldwyn

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Working on the Samurai sword is very different because
your body position has to be very still.
It's a much quieter was of fighting.
- Lucy Liu

I'm kind of like a samurai.
They say if you want to be a samurai,
you can't be afraid of dying, and as soon as you flinch,
you get your head cut off.
I'm not afraid of losing this business.
- Yvon Chouinard

I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time.
What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion.
'If there's no one there to help, go out and find someone to help.'
That hit me,
because I try to lead my life like that.
- Tom Cruise

Samurai culture did exist really, for hundreds of years
and the notion of people trying to create some sort of a moral code,
the idea that there existed certain behaviors that
could be celebrated and that could be operative in a life.
- Edward Zwick

Quentin wanted to create this special world in which
everybody walks around with a samurai sword,
extras in the airport, a special little place in the
airplane to stick your samurai sword.
- David Carradine

Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Elves are like trees, grounded and focused from the
trunk down but graceful and agile on top.
- Orlando Bloom

Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth,
come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves,
are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell
us solemn secrets of ourselves.
- Henry Timrod

A world in which elves exist and magic works offers
greater opportunities to digress and explore.
- Terry Brooks

Elves are cool, man.
- Orlando Bloom

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White PHOTO

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous PHOTO

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather PHOTO

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe PHOTO

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Know the power of kindness.
Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go,
radiate your kindness to all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Trust in what you love, continue to do it,
and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg

The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

There is a road from the eye to heart
that does not go through the intellect.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you have imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward
is to move toward perfection.
March on, and fear not the thorns,
or the sharp stones on life's path.
- Khalil Gibran

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Wherever you go, there you are.
- Traditional Zen Proverb

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Don't live down to expectations.
Go out there and do something remarkable.
- Wendy Wasserstein

Don't go through life - grow through life.
- Eric Butterworth

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
- Marva Collins

Do not let your fire go out.
- Ayn Rand


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