"Not twice this day
Inch time foot gem.
This day will not come again.
Each minute is worth a priceless gem."
"When this No-Mind has been well developed, the mind does not stop with one thing nor does it lack any one thing. It appears appropriately when facing a time of need."
"The Buddha and all sentient beings are not two."
" "One does not divine this by impressions or knowledge." What this means is that no matter how much you try to figure or calculate by means of impressions or knowledge, it will not prove the least bit useful. Therefore, separate yourself from the discrimination of figuring things out."
At the moment before his death, Takuan painted the Chinese character for dream, laid down his brush and died.