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Gichin Funakoshi
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"Master Azato not only was unsurpassed in all Okinawa in the art of karate but also excelled in horsemanship, in Japanese fencing (kendo), and in archery. He was, moreover, a brilliant scholar. It was my good fortune to be brought to his attention and eventually to receive my first instructions in karate at his remarkable hands." Chapter 1, Entering the Way, pg. 3

"The fact is that the karate enthusiast who overstates and exaggerates and indeed perverts the nature of the art is a skillful conversationalist, true enough, and he will certainly succeed in fascinating his listeners and convincing them that karate is something frightful. But what he is saying is utterly untrue, and furthermore he knows it. As to why he does it - well, it sounds good." Chapter 1, Entering the Way, pg. 9

"'Today I'm a wiser man than I was yesterday. I'm a human being, and a human being...

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