If you want to snatch a bit of leisure while you are busy, you ought to find a handle while you are at leisure. If you want to gain some quiet amidst clamor and noise, you ought first master the art of sitting quietly. There is no one who can otherwise avoid being shifted around by circumstances, fluttering at the mercy of things.
Vegetable Roots Discourse Caigentan By Hong Zicheng Tr. by Robert Aiken w/ Daniel W. Y. Kwok