At the heart of Tai Chi Chuan is this principle: Whatever comes, let it come. This is exactly what most of us don’t do. Instead, we re-act, stand against, do again what didn’t work the first time.
The statement “We’ve always done it this way” is all by itself the best reason to stop doing it.
Pleasure’s not a problem—until we think we can’t be happy without it.
Life requires us to repeat whatever it is that we have not understood.
Why do men have affairs? They imagine that an experience can be repeated.