Shunryu Suzuki Quote

“Once during a tea break, a Zen student approached his teacher Shunryu Suzuki and asked, ‘What do you think about all us crazy Zen students?’ and Suzuki Roshi answered, “I think you all are enlightened. . .until you open your mouths.'”

–as told by Edward Espe Brown, student of Shunryu Suzuki

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My weekly quotes and "Notes from Flights" are my attempt to learn how to soar through life's unknowns with grace and gratitude. Thank you for flying with me. --Melissa Myers Place, writer, reader, massage therapist, mother, wife, and daughter
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