Without further comment... in his inclement, howling old age, Ahab’s soul, shut up in
Don’t just do something. Sit there.
—Saying in Kyoto cited in a perceptive and beautiful essay on Pico Iyer's new The Art of Stilness. I love it that the essay ends citing Emily Dickinson—
Some keep the Sabbath going to Church—
I keep it, staying at Home.