An ancient pond!
With a sound from the water
Of the frog as it plunges in.
Matsuo Basho, 1643-1694
Another Rule is, when you have written a letter that you feel may possibly irritate your friend, however necessary you may have felt it to so express yourself, put it aside till the next day.
“My second Rule is, don’t fill more than a page and a half with apologies for not having written sooner!”
Eight or Nine Wise Words about Letter-Writing, Lewis Carroll
The Navier-Stokes equations holds its master in its own bonds, shackling the mind and brain so that the inner freedom of the very strongest must suffer.
“Whenever a model is built, it is always proper to ponder the basic scientific question: is the model really based on the data or is an artifact displaying the prejudices of its creator?” Rudolf Emil Kalman, Kyoto Prize address
line by line
builds the foundation
just like sand
grain by grain
calms the roaring sea.
Music that paints nothing is only noise.