Establish the Heart

Wise lords and clever generals first establish their hearts. Although we might have established our hearts, there are still some among the classes who refuse to follow us… One cannot skillfully inspire others by merely establishing one’s heart for a moment. One can do so skillfully by cultivating and tempering one’s heart without fail.
The Third Year of Kaei, the 20th of August. “The Complete Book of Teachings for Warriors: Protecting the Castle”

嘉永三年八月二十日「武教全書 守城」

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