Only by the form, the pattern, Can words or music reach The stillness, as a Chinese jar still Moves perpetually in its stillness. [T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot


塞翁失马, 焉知非福 sài wēng shī mǎ, yān zhī fēi fú -A bad thing may become a good thing under certain conditions. According to the book ‘Huainanzi – Lessions of Human World’ , an old man living in a border region lost his horse and people came to comfort him, but he said ‘This may be a blessing in disguise, who knows?’ Indeed, the horse later returned to the man and brought him a better horse.

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