“People who want a sane, static, measurable world take the first aspect of an event or person and stick to it, with an almost self-protective obstinacy, or by a natural limit to their imaginations. They do not indulge in either deepening or magnifying.”
h/t Richard Benedict
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
Truth is something which can’t be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.