>Whenever you cross swords with an enemy you must not think of cutting him either strongly or weakly; just think of cutting and killing him. Be intent solely on killing the enemy. Do not try to cut strongly and, of course, do not think of cutting weakly. You should only be concerned with killing the enemy
Is that an excerpt from The Art Of War?
My Googlefu has responded in the negative.
pointy end goes into other guy
Sounds like Book of five rings
But then how can I connect with my opponent's soul and trade feels with him like in my Japanese animes?