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Quote from Demetrius the Cynic,

"The best wrestler is not he who has learned thoroughly all the tricks and twists of the art, which are seldom met with in actual wrestling, but he who has well and carefully trained himself in one or two of them, and watches keenly for an opportunity of practising them."


Demetrius the Cynic (more quotes by Demetrius the Cynic or books by/about Demetrius the Cynic)

Cynic philosopher from Corinth, who lived in Rome during the reigns of Caligula, Nero and Vespasian (37-71 AD)


Seneca, On Benefits, vii. 1, quoting his friend Demetrius the Cynic


Opportunity, Preparation, Mastery, Patience, Intention


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