大山倍達十一座右銘

■武道始於禮亦終於禮。為此、必須常懐真誠之心、以禮待人。

■追随武道如同攀登峭壁、要不斷向上、永無止息、並須専心致志做好手上工作。

■在任何事中應爭取主動。經常嚴防受私慾及魯莽之左右而行事。

■即使如武道家輩、金銭之地位雖不容忽略、但決不能戀棧其中。

■武道以姿勢良否為中心。何時也應當保持姿勢正確。

■武道始於千朝、而完善於萬夕不懈之磨錬。

■在武道中、反省及智慧之根本。對自身行為多加注意實為得以進歩之良策。

■天下武道之本質與目的如一。於艱苦鍛錬的烈火中、一切貪慾均將燃焼殆盡。

■武道始於點而終於圓。直線亦從此一道理而生。

■武道之真義只能從經驗中明瞭。在此中經歴何等艱辛險阻亦應永不言退。

■切記、在武道中、對人與事常懐信任及感恩之情者、必將獲回報。

 

The Eleven Mottoes of Masutatsu Oyama

 

The Martial Way begins and ends with courtesy. Therefore, be properly and genuinely courteous at all times.

Following the Martial Way is like scaling a cliff - continue upwards without rest. It demands absolute and unfaltering devotion to the task at hand.

Strive to seize the initiative in all things, all the time guarding against actions stemming from selfish animosity or thoughtlessness.

Even for the Martial Artist, the place of money cannot be ignored. Yet one should be careful never to become attached to it.

The Martial Way is centered in posture. Strive to maintain correct posture at all times.

The Martial Way begins with one thousand days and is mastered after ten thousand days of training.

In the Martial Arts, introspection begets wisdom. Always see contemplation on your action as an opportunity to improve.

The nature and purpose of the Martial Way is universal. All selfish desires should be roasted in the tempering fires of hard training.

The Martial Arts begins with a point and end in a circle. Straight lines stem from this principle.

The true essence of the Martial Way can only be realized through experience. Knowing this, learn never to fear its demands.

Always remember: In the Martial Arts the rewards of a confident and Grateful heart are truly abundant.