Read good books.
Cultivate yourself by putting your nose in good works.
Burn a brilliant fire in your heart
and call out at the end of your life—
in your final breath—
that your existence was one of great dignity.
―The Complete Poetic Works of Shinmin Sakamura (page 21, Vol.1)
― English translation: Sakai Takahiko
― English consultation: Paul Dargan