Falk Marketing Materials 21 Wishes - Page 22

20 ...to see quiet and relaxation as necessary components of learning. With the business of each day, there is an endless stream of noise, thoughts, and information. It is difficult to find the time or space to experience quiet. Yet, for learning to resound within us, to deepen, and take root, there must be an open receptivity that is characterized by a quiet relaxation. We must help our students into this experience. “Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” —Ovid “During periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight.” —Fritjof Capra “Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.” —Hans Margolius