The more experience you have, the greater your mastery, the subtler your thinking, the more abundant your knowledge -- that much the more naive, clumsy, stupid, and ignorant you will be shown to be.
From this you learn.

For the hope of winning means everything until it has been achieved: the prize bestowed is no longer prized.
Having won means nothing:
A new challenge, a new test, must forever be proposed.

This is vanity.



Previous General Home Next

Complete version available from