On Beginners

‘Ideally, I’d like to be the eternal novice, for then only the surprises would be endless.’
— Keith Jarrett

‘I have learned the novice can often see things that the expert overlooks. All that is necessary is not to be afraid of making mistakes, or of appearing naïve.’
— Abraham Maslow

‘In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few.’
— Shunryu Suzuki