Tag Archives: spirit

Language is spirit.

That’s why you need to learn many languages.


Our spirit, which is all around us, must be inhaled.

It’s alright if you don’t want to settle.

The times are a great plain, with space enough for nomads of the spirit.

Han Shan feels loneliness.

The difference between the poet-sage and the ordinary fool is a small matter of discernment.

Benny Chan, “Shaolin.”

What movie magic is required to montage a spirit in training!


You haven’t really moved until you’ve broken a bone. You haven’t really moved until you’ve broken your spirit.

An ordering.

For the body, pleasure; for the mind, calm; for the spirit, joy.

In and out.

The spirit is the action of the world turned “inward” through the action of the body turned “outward.”