“…we practice a kind of silence called noble silence. The practice is easy. If we are talking, we are talking. But if we are doing something else—such as eating, walking, or working—then we do just these things.”
Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise, Thich Nhat Hanh.
“Para viajar debería bastarnos sólo con nuestro cuerpo; pero las noches reclaman un abrigo; la lluvia, una capa; el baño, un traje limpio; el pensamiento, tinta y pinceles”.
Sendas de Oku, Matsuo Basho.
“Shoshin (初心) is a concept in Zen Buddhism meaning “beginner’s mind”. It refers to having an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when studying a subject, even when studying at an advanced level, just as a beginner in that subject would.”
“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.”
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki
“La vida sigue tanto si la comprendemos lógicamente y la controlamos mecánicamente como si no”.
El zen y la cultura japonesa by Daisetz T. Suzuki