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#1. Master the divine techniques of the Art of Peace and no enemy will dare to challenge you. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#2. THE ART OF PEACE is to fulfill that which is lacking. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#3. Those who have a warped mind, a mind of discord, have been defeated from the beginning. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#4. Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#5. EACH DAY OF HUMAN life contains joy and anger, pain and pleasure, darkness and light, growth and decay. Each moment is etched with nature's grand design-do not try to deny or oppose the cosmic order of things. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#6. The realization of our true substance and potential is the purpose of creation. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#7. When life is victorious, there is birth; when it is thwarted, there is death. A warrior is always engaged in a life-and-death struggle for Peace. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#8. The art of peace is medicine for a sick worldit does not rely
on weapons or brute force to succeed - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#9. Aikido is the spirit of loving protection for all beings. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#10. The Aikido I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods and I cooperate with each of them. The Great Spirit of Aiki enjoins all that is Divine and enlightened in every land. Unite yourself to the Divine, and you will be able to perceive gods wherever you are. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#11. Each person is the universe from a particular perspective. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#12. PRACTICE OF THE Art of Peace enables you to rise above praise or blame, and it frees you from attachment to this and that. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#13. Polish the heart, free the six senses and let them function without obstruction, and your entire body will glow. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#14. True budo is a work of love. It is a work of giving life to all beings, and not killing or struggling with each other. Love is the guardian deity of everything. Nothing can exist without it. Aikido is the realization of love. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#15. Seeing me before him, / The adversary attacks, / But by that time / I am already standing / Safely behind him. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#16. The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#17. Aikido can be summed up like this: True victory is self-victory; let that day arrive quickly! (True victory) means unflinching courage; (self-victory) symbolizes unflagging effort; and (let that day arrive quickly) represents the glorious moment of triumph in the here and now. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#18. Progress comes to those who train and train; reliance on secret techniques will get you nowhere. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#19. The Way of a Warrior is to establish harmony. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#20. If your heart is large enough to envelop your adversaries, you can see right through them and avoid their attacks. And once you envelop them, you will be able to guide them along the path indicated to you by heaven and earth. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#21. One becomes vulnerable when one stops to think about winning, losing, taking advantage, impressing or disregarding the opponent. When the mind stops, even for a single instant, the body freezes, and free, fluid movement is lost. - Author: Kisshomaru Ueshiba
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#22. If you are centered, you can move freely. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#23. In your training, do not be in a hurry, for it takes a minimum of ten years to master the basics and advance to the first rung. Never think of yourself as an all-knowing, perfected master; you must continue to train daily with your friends and students and progress together in the Art of Peace. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#24. The divine is not something high above us. It is in heaven, it is in earth, it is inside us - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#25. The Art of Peace begins with you ... - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#26. The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#27. True victory is victory over oneself. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#28. The way of the warrior is based on humanity, love and sincerity - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#29. Warriorship is none other than the vitality that sustains all life. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#30. The Divine does not like to be shut up in a building. The Divine likes to be out in the open. It is right here in this very body. Each one of us is a miniature universe, a living shrine. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#31. CONTEMPLATE THE workings of this world, listen to the words of the wise, and take all that is good as your own. With this as your base, open your own door to truth. Do not overlook the truth that is right before you. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#32. Create each day anew. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#33. Atemi accounts for 99% of Aikido. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#34. Even the most powerful human being has a limited sphere of strength. Draw him outside of that sphere and into your own, and his strength will dissipate. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#35. To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#36. When you bow deeply to the universe, it bows back; when you call out the name of God, it echoes inside you. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#37. The Way of a Warrior is based on humanity, love, and sincerity; the heart of martial valor is true bravery, wisdom, love, and friendship. Emphasis on the physical aspects of warriorship is futile, for the power of the body is always limited. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#38. Study the teachings of the pine tree, the bamboo, and the plum blossom. The pine is evergreen, firmly rooted, and venerable. The bamboo is strong, resilient, unbreakable. The plum blossom is hardy, fragrant, and elegant. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#39. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#40. I want considerate people to listen to the voice of Aikido. It is not for correcting others; it is for correcting your own mind. This is Aikido. This is the mission of Aikido and should be your mission. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#41. The world will continue to change dramatically, but fighting and war can destroy us utterly. What we need now are techniques of harmony, not those of contention. The Art of Peace is required, not the Art of War. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#42. Around 2am as I was performing misogi, I suddenly forgot all the martial techniques I had ever learned. The techniques of my teachers appeared completely new. Now they were vehicles for the cultivation of life, knowledge, and virtue, not devices to throw people with. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#43. In extreme situations, the entire universe becomes our foe; at such critical times, unity of mind and technique is essential - do not let your heart waver! - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#44. Foster peace in your own life and then apply the Art to all that you encounter. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#45. Never fear another challenger, no matter how large; Never despise another challenger, no matter how small.
Large does not always defeat little. Little can become large by constant building; large can become little by falling apart. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#46. When an opponent comes forward, move in and greet him; if he wants to pull back, send him on his way. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#47. Create each day anew by clothing yourself with heaven and earth, bathing yourself with wisdom and love, and placing yourself in the heart of Mother Nature. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#48. Kicking leaves you momentarily on one foot, and for that moment you are in a very weak position. If you were to be swept off your feet, you would be finished. This is why lifting your feet off the ground is crazy. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#49. The Art of Peace is the religion that is not a religion; it perfects and completes all religions. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#50. True victory does not come from defeating an enemy, true victory comes from giving love and changing an enemies heart. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#51. Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#52. Shihonage is the foundation of Aikido. All you ever need to master is shihonage. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#53. It is necessary to develop a strategy that utilizes all the physical conditions and elements that are directly at hand. The best strategy relies upon an unlimited set of responses. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#54. Cast off limiting thoughts and return to true emptiness. Stand in the midst of the great void. This is the secret of the Way of a Warrior. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#55. In a real battle, atemi is seventy percent, technique is thirty percent. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#56. IF YOUR OPPONENT strikes with fire, counter with water, becoming completely fluid and free-flowing. Water, by its nature, never collides with or breaks against anything. On the contrary, it swallows up any attack harmlessly. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#57. A mind to serve for the peace of all human beings in the world is needed in Aikido, and not the mind of one who wishes to be strong or who practices only to fell an opponent. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#58. THE TECHNIQUES OF the Art of Peace are neither fast nor slow, nor are they inside or outside.. They transcend time and space. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#59. In true budo there is no enemy or opponent. True budo is to become one with the universe, not train to become powerful or to throw down some opponent. Rather we train in hopes of being of some use, however small our role may be, in the task of bringing peace to mankind around the world. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#60. INSTRUCTORS CAN impart a fraction of the teaching. It is through your own devoted practice that the mysteries of the Art of Peace are brought to life. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#61. As soon as you concern yourself with the "good" and "bad" of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weakens and defeats you. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#62. Mankind's role is to fulfil his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#63. PRACTICE THE Art of Peace sincerely, and evil thoughts and deeds will naturally disappear. The only desire that should remain is the thirst for more and more training in the Way. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#64. Opponents confront us continually, but actually there is no opponent there. Enter deeply into an attack and neutralize it as you draw that misdirected force into your own sphere. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#65. Do not fail
to learn from
The pure voice of an
Ever-flowing mountain stream
Splashing over the rocks. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#66. To practice properly the Art of Peace, you must: Calm the spirit and return to the source. Cleanse the body and spirit by removing all malice, selfishness, and desire. Be ever grateful for the gifts received from the universe, your family, Mother nature, and your fellow human beings. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#67. A warrior's mission is to foster the success of others. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#68. True victory is self-victory; let that day arrive quickly! - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#69. Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#70. Your spirit is the true shield. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#71. Your spiritual developement is a divine path that leads to truth, goodness and beauty;
it is a spiritual path reflecting the unlimited, absolute nature of the universe
and the ultimate grand design of creation. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#72. All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change. Everything in heaven and earth breathes. Breath is the thread that ties creation together. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#73. Your mind should be in harmony with the functioning of the universe; your body should be in tune with the movement of the universe; body and mind should be bound as one, unified with the activity of the universe. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#74. FACE A SINGLE FOE as if you are facing ten thousand enemies; face ten thousand enemies as a single foe. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#75. Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#76. If you have not linked yourself to true emptiness, you will never understand the art of peace. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#77. The Art of Peace is the principle of nonresistance. Because it is nonresistant it is victorious from the beginning. Those with evil intentions or contentious thoughts are instantly vanquished. The Art of Peace is invincible because it contends with nothing. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#78. Aikido is based on the projection of love. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#79. THE ART OF PEACE is not easy. It is a fight to the finish, the slaying of evil desires and all falsehood within. On occasion the voice of peace resounds like thunder, jolting human beings out of their stupor. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#80. A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#81. Aikido is love. It is the path that brings our heart into oneness with the spirit of the universe to complete our mission in life by instilling in us a love and reverence for all of nature. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#82. ALWAYS PRACTICE the Art of Peace in a vibrant and joyful manner. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#83. All life is a manifestation of the spirit, the manifestation of love. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#84. BE GRATEFUL EVEN for hardship, setbacks, and bad people. Dealing with such obstacles is an essential part of training in the Art of Peace. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#85. Aikido is the Way and Principle of harmonizing Heaven, Earth and Man. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#86. Foster and polish the warrior spirit while serving in the world; illuminate the path according to your inner light. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#87. If you have life in you, you have access to the secrets of the ages, for the truth of the universe resides in each and every human being. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#88. Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#89. To rid the world of aggression and contention is the purpose of Aikido - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#90. The penetrating brilliance of swords
Wielded by followers of the Way
Strikes at the evil enemy
Lurking deep within
Their own souls and bodies. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#91. There are times when you may be overwhelmed by the teachings of the Way. At such moments, it is important to continue with the original spirit of a beginner. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#92. Move like a beam of light: fly like lightning, strike like thunder, whirl in circles around a stable center - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#93. The real purpose of the martial arts must be to purge oneself of petty ambitions and desire, to obtain control of one's own character. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#94. You are here for no other purpose than to realize your inner divinity and manifest your inner enlightenment. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#95. Focus on stillness, rather than on movement - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#96. Your voice is a very powerful weapon. When you are in tune with the cosmic breath of heaven and earth, your voice produces true sounds. Unify body, mind, and speech, and real techniques will emerge. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#97. Life itself is always a trial. In training, you must test and polish yourself in order to face the great challenges of life. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#98. Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#99. Nonresistance is one of the principles of aikido. Because there is no resistance, you have won before even starting. People whose minds are evil or who enjoy fighting are defeated without a fight. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#100. Those who are enlightened never stop forging themselves. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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