His monuments are the first Soto Zen monastery in the West, the Zen Mountain Center at Tassajara; its city adjunct, the Zen Center in San Francisco; and, for the public at large, this book.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
The beginner’s mind is the mind of compassion. When our mind is compassionate, it is boundless.
This is also the real secret of the arts: always be a beginner.