The noble art

Lin Yutang, China

1895 - 1976

Writer and Inventor

(Submitted by The Art of Living Team)

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.

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Comments

2 comments

Submitted by teapotmonk on Tue, 11/02/2010 - 11:54.

I love that quote. - Lin Yutang's, that is. I really do. And it's curious to see how and why it's used by different people across the web in different contexts for different reasons and on such different sites. It's something I'm researching ... and well, I stumbled across your site. Just wanted to say hi and thanks for the posts.

Submitted by Claire Terry on Tue, 11/02/2010 - 21:35.

Thank you - you're welcome! Your research sounds interesting:I'd be intrigued to find out what it turns up ... so please let us know!
All the very best,
Claire

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