Speak No More

“But let me speak no more of this.  Words are not good for the secret meaning;  everything always becomes a little bit different the moment one speaks it aloud, a bit falsified, a bit foolish–yes, and this too is also very good and pleases me greatly:  that one person’s treasure and wisdom always sounds like foolishness to others.”

-Hesse  “Siddhartha”

~ by Scott Hamilton Peters on January 25, 2009.

One Response to “Speak No More”

  1. A paradox that you posted this…I think this truth is one of the biggest arguments for the loquaciousness of the blogosphere. As a modern Agora, a colorful swirling of every element in society, blogs simultaneously reveal and challenge our held truths.

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