“Don't make a hasty movement. Be like a mountain. Move silently and cautiously.”

It’s by Yi Sun Shin, one of Korea’s greats.

Thank you.

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The original quote is in Classical Chinese, the literary language used in Korea at the time:

勿令妄動 靜重如山 (물령망동 정중여산)

Translated to Korean, it would be:

가벼이 움직이지 말라, 태산과 같이 무거이 행동하라.

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