POST 199 - April 24, 2015
Set 4: The EAGLE
Symbol of Courage
In this Post 199 we continue with the series of Eight Birds Exercises /BAT DIEU:
Set 4 for The Eagle
In Bat-Dieu, the form of Eight Birds, the Eagle is the fourth exercise.
And the virtue related to this exercise is COURAGE.
The first quality of a Black-Belt is being courageous for not falling into weakness. Charles Phan Hoang
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon
Le courage, c'est de ne pas avoir peur. Jacques Chirac
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. Mark Twain
…those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals. Henry Ford