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I am the Blade

I am a very simple man. I am a man first, an artist second. My obligations are to my family, my home and to my tribe. My resolve is met through hard work and discipline. Like a knife, I must stay sharp and useful. Only to be drawn when maintenance occurs or when it is …

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Time Fearer

Commit. No half baked efforts. No worrying. None of that “I’ll do it tomorrow” attitude. You see, I don’t fear commitment. I fear wasting my time.

Persistence and Determination

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Calvin Coolidge

Scholar Athlete

He who is only an athlete is too crude, too vulgar, too much a savage. He who is a scholar only is too soft, to effeminate. The ideal citizen is the scholar athlete, the man of thought and the man of action. Plato