True Action

“True action, good and radiant action, my friends, does not spring from activity, from busy bustling, it does not spring from industrious hammering. It grows in the solitude of the mountains, it grows on the summits where silence and danger dwell.”
Hermann Hesse

3 Comments leave a comment below

  1. this is so beautiful and true..

  2. I once lived next to his home—now Museum—in Switzerland. It was on a hill (Montagnola) and looked out to the mountains. It was a location where I imagine quotes like this were born.