e g r e g o r e s

"Graciously bestow upon all men felicity, the summit of which is the knowledge of the Gods." [Julian, Oration to the Mother of the Gods]

On Retreat

when it’s like gnawing on an iron spike, without any flavor, then you must not falter in your intent — when you get like this, after all it’s good news.
[Master Ta Hui (1088-1163), from Swampland Flowers, translated by J.C. Cleary, p. 44]

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