It is necessary to develop a strategy that utilizes all the physical conditions and elements that are directly at hand. The best strategy relies upon an unlimited set of responses.
“In the art of peace, a single cut of the sword summons up the wondrous powers of the universe. That one sword links the past, present, and future; it absorbs the universe. Time and space disappear. All of creation, from the distant past to the present moment, lives in the sword. All human existence flourishes right here in the sword you hold in your hands. You are now prepared for anything that may arise.”
“Never fear another challenger, no matter how large; Never despise another challenger, no matter how small. Large does not always defeat little. Little can become large by constant building; large can become little by falling apart.”
Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise won before the fight, while the ignorant fight to win.
Warriors are not the ones who always wins, but the ones who always fight