Samurai wisdom

“When a man throws the spear of insult at your head, move your head! The spear will miss the target, leaving the man empty handed. The spear will be in the wall rather than in you.”

Source: Samurai saying quoted in the book ‘Verbal Judo’ by George J Thompson.

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