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He who waits until he penetrates to his innermost being before he begins to play with the notion of service attains depth in the character of that service, whereas he who hurries hastily into the arena may attain width in his service, but he will lack depth. Moreover, the first will work on a world canvas, because space cannot bar the efforts of the spirit, whereas the second, using the method and manner of the body and the intellect alone, may not reach farther than his own town or land.

-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 8: The Quest and Social Responsibility > # 108

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