Seek to understand the root. — It is futile to argue as to which single leaf, which design of branch, or which attractive flower you like; when you understand the root, you understand all its blossoming.
A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, I do not hit, it hits all by itself.
Balance your thoughts with action. — If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.