When ambitious desires arise in thy heart, recall the days of extremity thou have passed through. Forbearance is the root of all quietness and assurance forever.
Patience means restraining one’s inclinations.
Art is not in some far-off place. A work of art is the expression of a man’s whole personality, sensibility and ability.
Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill.
People have a right to violence, to rebel, to fight back.
Discipline is creating the situation.
I lived in San Pedro, California, which is, you know, on the west side of California, and it’s where many, many Japanese lived.
Tone has the living soul.
There is nothing you can see that is not a Bashoflower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon.
Preparing food is not just about yourself and others. It is about everything!