"To be correct and forthright is to live one's life correctly".
Old sages used to say; "To common men, life is most valuable, and death, most fearful". However, a righteous man would value justice above life itself and would be willing to die rather than submit to injustice.
As Martial artists we must not compromise. Our loyalty should be to God first, family second and our communities and fellow man. Our integrity must be unwavering in the face of tyranny and lawlessness.