“Do nothing that is of no use.”

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The famous duel between the swordmaster Miyamoto Musashi (left) and Sasaki Kojiro (Ganryu) at Ganryu-Jima island. Artist: Yoshifusa Utagawa (active ca. 1840–1860). Source: Wikimedia Commons

“Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself of yesterday; tomorrow is your victory over lesser men.”

— Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings


Your views, read time and even earnings don’t determine the quality of your writing. Only your words do.

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“Nebuchadnezzar” by William Blake. Source: Creative Commons


Learn from the notorious philosopher-troll.

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Bronze sculpture of Alexander the Great and Diogenes. Source: Wikipedia Commons


I made $440 last month.

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Alvin Ang Instagram


Creative success = discipline + passion.

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Alvin Ang Instagram


And News Break may be to blame.

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“The Good and Evil Angels Struggling For Possession of a Child.” Artist: William Blake (1757–1827) Source: Creative Commons


My hallucinations gave me more empathy and creativity.

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Alvin Ang Instagram


Home is a feeling, not a place.

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The Garden of Monet at Argenteuil (1873). Artist: Claude Monet. Source: Creative Commons


Seek peace instead of power.

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Photo by Javier Rincon on Unsplash


Slow and steady wins the race.

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Photo by Bogdan Kupriets on Unsplash

Alvin Ang

👑 Contestant on “The Apprentice.” | Martial Artist + Top Writer. For business enquiries, contact 📩: sgbjjopen@gmail.com

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