~ Lao Tzu ~ Tao Te Ching ~
The disciples were absorbed in a discussion of Lao Tzu’s dictum:
“Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know.”
When the master entered, they asked him what the words meant.
Said the master, “Which of you knows the fragrance of a rose?”
All of them indicated that they knew.
Then he said, “put it into words.”
All of them were silent.
~ Anthony de Mello ~
” At times, we plunge our heads too far into memories and fantasies, or myths and history, or religious dogma and formalized -isms.