The sword symbolizes the power of weapons. The jewel symbolizes the power of money. The mirror symbolizes the power of self-knowledge. This self-knowledge, according to Japanese legend, was the most treasured of the three.
Excerpt from “Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki”
“He who knows much about others may be learned, but he who understands himself is more intelligent. He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.” - Lao-Tsu, Tao Teh King
This two quotes truly shows that if you want to be anything that your hearts desire, whether its filthy rich, studdedly famous or get the woman / man of your dream, the FIRST STEP IS TO KNOW YOURSELF FIRST. Identify your strength and weakness and then you can conquer the world.